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Pope Francis is hospitalized for respiratory difficulties

According to international media, this March 29, Pope Francis was admitted to the Gemelli hospital in Rome, Italy, after he attended a protocol review and presented respiratory problems, for which he had to be transferred by ambulance. to undergo timely treatment.

Through a brief message, the Vatican reported that the Argentine pontiff is in the hospital for previously scheduled controls, but did not specify the reason. However, the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera reported that it could be heart and respiratory problems, but assured that the situation, for the moment, is not alarming.

Pope Francis giving audience

After the typical Wednesday audience, the pope reportedly developed shortness of breath, which doctors said was alarming, but the Vatican has not commented on the matter.

What is a fact is that audiences for the next few days have been canceled and have moved the pontiff’s agenda, since his health is the most important thing at this time. However, it has been confirmed that the pope has a respiratory tract infection and because of this, he will remain in the hospital for proper medical treatment.

gemelli hospital

It should be remembered that some time ago, the only health problem presented by Pope Francis, 86, was the diverticula that he presented in the colon and for which he had to undergo surgery in 2021.

Since then, the pope has only had problems with his right knee, which is why he relies on a cane or a wheelchair, it is understood.

the pope walking with a cane

At the moment, it has not been reported if the pope’s health remains stable, but we would have to wait for the progress and the information that both the Vatican and the media disseminate.

Source: Okchicas

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