It has been reported that the spiritual leader of the Catholics and the President of the Vatican, Pope Francis, was taken to the Gemelli Hospital in Rome for some routine checkups.
Vatican Press Spokesperson Matteo Bruni, in his written statement, said, “Pope Franciscus went to the Gemelli Polyclinic for some medical checkups this afternoon due to the shortness of breath he has been experiencing for the last few days. The examinations performed here revealed a respiratory tract infection (not Kovid-19) that will require him to receive appropriate treatment in the hospital for a few days. Pope Francis was impressed by the messages sent to him due to his illness, the closeness and prayers shown, and expressed his gratitude.” used the phrases.
The Italian press wrote that the Pope’s events for tomorrow and the following days have been cancelled.
Pope Francis, who was elected as the 266th Pope of the Catholic Church in 2013, has one lung due to an infection he had as a child.
The 86-year-old Pope, in a statement at the end of January, stated that his health was good and normal for his age.
Pope Pope Francis last underwent a large bowel operation in the same hospital on July 4, 2021, and was under observation in the hospital for 10 days.