COVID-19 survivor: ‘How I got infected, suffered stigmatisation’

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Motosinoluwa Afolaranmi is an events planner and brand strategist who thought losing her job due to the global outbreak of COVID-19 was the worst thing that could happen to her until she contracted the virus while trying to help ghetto communities with relief materials. In this interview by KOLA MUHAMMED, she narrates her ordeal of stigma and rejection, as well as her experience at an isolation centre.

 

When did you get disengaged from work?

We got a break from work in the third week of March and the management decided to let us go sometime in April. I wasn’t the only one though. We were up to six that were disengaged.

 

When and how did you start noticing the symptoms of…



Source: Nigerian Tribune