Huw Edwards reveals he’s been in hospital with pneumonia

Huw Edwards has revealed he has been in hospital with pneumonia and warned everyone to ‘keep safe and follow the guidelines’.

The BBC newsreader, 58, was treated at Kings College Hospital in Camberwell, London, but is set to return to screens in the coming days.

Mr Edwards uploaded a post to Twitter that read: ‘Big thanks to @KingsCollegeNHS for superb care #pneumonia I’ll be back at @BBCNews this week — keep safe everyone and follow the guidelines #StayHomeSaveLives.’

Huw Edwards has revealed he has been in hospital with pneumonia and warned everyone to 'keep safe and follow the guidelines'

Huw Edwards has revealed he has been in hospital with pneumonia and warned everyone to 'keep safe and follow the guidelines'

Huw Edwards has revealed he has been in hospital with pneumonia and warned everyone to ‘keep safe and follow the guidelines’

Many have already extended their well wishes to Mr Edwards including Sky News’ Alistair Bruce who wrote: ‘Huw, really good news that you have conquered this vile pestilence and our thanks to those that fought with you. #NHSheroes.’ 

It comes as the NHS continues to be stretched amid the coronavirus epidemic. 

Pneumonia is an inflammation of the tissue in one or both lungs usually caused by a bacterial infection.

Symptoms include a cough, high temperature, difficulty breathing and a rapid heartbeat, according to the NHS.

The BBC newsreader, 58, is being treated at Kings College Hospital in Camberwell, London, but is set to return to screens in the coming days

The BBC newsreader, 58, is being treated at Kings College Hospital in Camberwell, London, but is set to return to screens in the coming days

The BBC newsreader, 58, is being treated at Kings College Hospital in Camberwell, London, but is set to return to screens in the coming days

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