Foreign News: Sick

Sick King Vittorio Emanuele and his eldest son, Crown Prince Umberto, were confined to their beds with influenza. At Villa Savoya, the home of the Italian Royal Family, which lies just outside the Eternal City,

Queen Elena, dressed in the white uniform of a nurse, personally at tended her patients.

At his home in the mountains of northern Italy, Gabriele d'Annunzio, intrepid poet-pilot, was reported seriously ill from gastritis.


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!