- A Nigerian doctor with the Twitter handle @the_drterry has cautioned the public about the dangers of Covid-19 after surviving the virus
- The Covid-19 survivor said that his symptoms were so severe as he appreciated all those who stood by him in his time of need
- The Nigerian doctor said Covid-19 is very real, asking people to keep following relevant measures in keeping themselves safe
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A Nigerian doctor with the Twitter handle @the_drterry said that days after he started showing symptoms for Coviid-19, his test result back positive.
He said that he went through the very hard symptoms like fever, throat pain, chest pain, vomiting, diarrhea, chickenpox, among others.
The medical officer said the time was really a difficult one for his family, friends, coworkers, and the hospital where he works.
@the_drterry said that he went through a tough time for 14 days before he tested negative for the virus.
He, therefore, advised everyone out there to be very careful by adhering to all safety rules like wearing face masks, regularly washing hands, and staying away from public gatherings.
The Covid-19 survivor said the virus is very real, saying though he survived it, others might not.
Below is his thread of tweets:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian man with the Twitter name Oluwatimilehin narrated his experience as a coronavirus survivor.
He said coronavirus is indeed big as he appealed to the general public not to take it lightly, asking them to abide by all the protective measures.
Oluwatimilehin said that though he was asymptomatic all through, not many who were admitted were lucky.
He said that he has had to face the stigma regarding his health status, a thing he said he expected to happen.
The Covid-19 survivor, therefore, appreciated all the health officials, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, and the government for how they have handled the pandemic so far.
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The Nigerian asked people not to put themselves at unnecessary risk in order not to overburden those who are at the frontline, ensuring everything is okay.
In related news, Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, another coronavirus survivor, shared a powerful message on the disease in a short video by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
In the short clip, the Covid-19 survivor told people that being negative does not give them the right to stigmatise those that are positive for the virus.
She said that when she tested positive, it was quite a shock and she had to struggle to accept her reality.
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