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King Harald of Norway fitted with temporary pacemaker and ‘doing well’ in health update | Royal | News

King Harald of Norway fitted with temporary pacemaker and ‘doing well’ in health update | Royal | News

[ad_1] King Harald V of Norway has been fitted with a temporary pacemaker and is “doing well”, a newly-released update on his health has said. The Norwegian monarch was rushed to hospital with an infection earlier this week, the Norwegian royal court announced. The 87-year-old, who has suffered from a few bouts of ill health in recent years, fell ill whilst on holiday in Malaysia. In a new update – shared on X by Majesty Magazine – from his personal physician Bjorn Bendz, the monarch has had a pacemaker fitted “due to low heart rate”. Mr Bendz added: “The decision was made earlier today, and the procedure was successful. “His Majesty is doing well under the circumstances but still requires rest.” Speaking of the procedure, he added: “The procedure will make the return home safer.” According to the update, the medical transportation to Norway is likely to take place in the next couple of days. Following news of his earlier admission, the monarch was said to be receiving “good follow-up” care from both Malaysian and …