Janet Mbugua shares her Covid-19 scare
Media personality Janet Mbugua has shared the tale of the time she faced a scare as thought she had contracted Covid-19 last month.
In a video she shared on Instagram, the former Citizen tv news anchor said she experienced Covid-19 symptoms which escalated quite quickly.
The video shows her being taken through the nasal swab test for Covid-19, which is known to very uncomfortable.
Luckily, the result for the mother of two came back negative.
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Janet Mbugua said that her scary experience motivated her to fight the fear and stigma related to Coronavirus, and will use her platform to advocate for a vaccine.
This comes as Covid-19 cases continue to rise sharply in Kenya amid a rush by various pharmaceutical companies globally to come up with an effective vaccine.