September 21, 2021

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‘Vaccinated months ago’: Dr Musa Mthombeni gets ‘mild’ Covid-19

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South African TV presenter and qualified medical professional Dr Musa Mthombeni revealed that he has tested positive for Covid-19. According to Mthombeni, he tested positive for the deadly virus despite having taken the vaccination jab only a few months prior to getting the positive test.

Dr Musa contracts Covid-19

Local TV presenter and doctor, Dr Musa Mthombeni headed to his Twitter on Sunday 25th July 2021 to share with his friends and followers that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. According to Mthombeni, his positive test results come after he took the vaccination a few months ago.

Mthombeni also disclosed that he was experiencing mild symptoms. The doctor said that he was suffering from a headache and a sore throat. This was when he decided to get tested and discovered that he was actually positive.

“I got my vaccine months back and so far all my symptoms are very mild. A little headache here and there. Sore throat and that’s it really!”

Aaaah. It’s COVID. I knew something wasn’t right.

My symptoms were a headache and back pain. Tingle in my throat was non specific because of the change in Weather https://t.co/d6S2Nk6zXj

— DrMusa (@DrMusaMthombeni) July 25, 2021

Dr Musa also shared that basically, he would be a lot worse off if he hadn’t taken the vaccination in the first place and many of his followers with similar experiences agreed with him.

Many well wishes are shared

After seeing their favourite South African doctor’s post, many of Dr Musa’s fans headed to the comment section where they wished him a speedy recovery. A lot of them shared similar stories about how they or people they know tested positive for the virus after taking the vaccination.

Read a few of their comments below:

@1Ntshantsha said:

“I will follow this cause the truth, I’m the dummy. Social media messed with my mind dearly. Speedy recovery Dokotela”

Tyniz_Wa said:

“Get well soon. My 70 year old mom had similar symptoms when she had it. Now she is fine. You will surely be fine.”

@Its_Lira said:

“Same exact symptoms plus a few episodes of chest pain. Got vaccinated in February. I’m so grateful for the vaccine coz I think my symptoms would have been far worse.”

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