Ever since the Covid-19 Vaccine was discovered, tested and distributed to countries, every country is racing to get its population vaccinated so that things could get back to normal, and so is South Africa.
The vaccine rollout in the country started earlier this year, The phasing of the rollout was done according to age. Elderly people who are over the age of 60, were prioritized in getting vaccinated.
Soon after, another age (40-49) group was phased into the rollout, it wasn’t long until people who are over the age of 35 were allowed to register to get vaccinated. Many jumped at the opportunity to get registered for the vaccine and got vaccinated over the weekend.
A Twitter user named @siyafrica was one of the people who was also vaccinated this past weekend, he shared on social media that he had taken the first shot of the Pfizer vaccine. He even went on to encourage other over 35s to get the jab.
48 hours after taking the vaccine, He shared that the 48 hours were hell, He had been experiencing some uncomfortable side effects.
A close friend to him shared a post on her Twitter page, it was the sad news that Siya had unfortunately passed away. Further mentioned that he had so many plans and will be missed.