Covid-19 positive doctor speaks up, SA reacts: “It’s really helpful”

Covid-19 positive doctor speaks up, SA reacts: “It’s really helpful”

- A young doctor opened up about her experience living with Covid-19

- She recently started showing symptoms and discovered that she tested positive

- Rather than keep the information private, she's decided to share the news and her journey with South Africans in a bid to inspire

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A beautiful young doctor working at George Mukhari Hospital started fearing the worst when more and more staff members were testing positive for the coronavirus.

She's been treating many patients for the dreaded virus and started experiencing some of the symptoms.

Initially, she brushed it off and put it down to fatigue and the usual winter sniffles. However, her worst fears were soon confirmed - she tested positive for Covid-19.

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Dr Masego V Meyer (@masego_meyer) has taken to Twitter and bravely shared her journey since testing positive.

She's been providing South Africans with regular updates on her symptoms and the road to recovery.

It would have been so easy to stay in quarantine and keep the information private, but she's boldly disclosed her condition in an attempt to assist others.

The series of tweets can be viewed below.

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Siyabonga Lesley (@LessPsya) said,

"Tough times never last. Thanks for giving ur life to try save lives. I’m sure this will pass and you seem to have this handle so you will get better."

JosephineCherries (@BanthengP) added,

"Wishing you a speedy recovery. Thanks for sharing your experience..its really helpful."

Darth Vader’s Sister (@goitse__1) said,

"Actually love that you’re sharing this.. people in Ga-Rankuwa and surrounding area aren’t take COVID-19 seriously.. it’s lack it’s forgotten."

Meanwhile, reported that Junior Mhlongo is the first South Africa to receive the trial vaccine which has been developed at the Oxford Jenner Institute.

He is one of 2 000 South Africans have joined in on the study to try and find a working vaccine against Covid-19.

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