Italy’s Defence Minister hospitalised for suspected pericarditis

By Thomson Reuters Feb 13, 2024 | 1:31 AM

ROME (Reuters) – Italian Defence Minister Guido Crosetto was urgently hospitalised in Rome for suspected pericarditis, the ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

Crosetto, 60, was “in very good shape and could be discharged later in the day, but health checks were still ongoing,” a ministry source added.

(Reporting by Giselda Vagnoni, writing by Gianluca Semeraro; editing by Cristina Carlevaro)