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Buckingham Palace Source Insists 98-Year-Old Prince Philip Is 'Absolutely Fine'

Taylor Sakellis 19 Mar 2020

Royal family fans were surprised by a news report that claimed Prince Philip had passed away amidst coronavirus fears.

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The false reports began to swirl around on Wednesday.

Naturally, Buckingham Palace took it amongst themselves to clear up the rumours.

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Speaking to the UK publication Express, "Telegraph" newspaper editor Gareth Davies said: "Source close to Buckingham Palace tells me he's absolutely fine."

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Davies continued on Twitter: "I don't know what would possess someone to start a lie like that, but stop. It's weird and incites panic. We don't need that right now."

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We're glad to hear Prince Philip is doing well!

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Take care of yourselves, everyone!

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