Struggling with severe fatigue and severe pain, Channel 10’s Natasha Excelby reveals she has been hit hard by Covid and begged people for an injection.
Channel 10 host Natasha Excelby shared her struggle with Covid despite triple vaccinations.
The 38-year-old woman said she had been suffering from severe fatigue since she tested positive for the virus on Monday.
In a video posted to Instagram, she turned to the camera with an uncovered face in a hoarse voice and urged her thousands of followers to get an injection.
“I was officially diagnosed on Monday, I got tested on Saturday, and since then I have been largely hibernating and in a lot of pain,” she said.
“Iso was not a problem for me because the transition from my bedroom to the bathroom was like a decathlon. Yesterday was the first day I didn’t sleep for more than five hours.”
Excelby said that given her “triple shot” status, she thought she was exaggerating her symptoms despite feeling “really sick.” However, her suspicions were confirmed when her temperature reached 40 degrees on Monday, she said.
The mom of one also said she hopes her experience will encourage people to get vaccinated.
“People might say, ‘What’s the point of getting a shot or a triple shot if you get sick anyway,'” she continued.
“If I hadn’t been vaccinated three times and I didn’t get Covid, I can’t imagine where I would be and I know I’m not a spring chicken, but I’m also not an old duck. I’m 38 and still feel sick.
“If you’re wondering if you should get vaccinated or not and you’re still in doubt, just find a wax, get a wax.”
The journalist also thanked healthcare workers and said she sympathized with small businesses struggling and those with chronic Covid symptoms.
“I also know that at this time, although most people who had Covid had fairly mild symptoms because they were vaccinated, we still have a lot of people in hospitals, so I am thinking of you,” she said. she. .
“I also understand that there were more deaths during the Christmas period and I send my love and support to these people.
“So stick together Australia and hope we can hit 2020 in the teeth.”
After she shared her video, several of Exelby’s Channel 10 colleagues expressed their wishes, including glasses Evie Jones, Brendan Fevola and Rob Mills.
“So sorry you got hit so hard, Tash! Go well my friend. What a rough start to the year…it can only get better,” Channel 10 colleague Narelda Jacobs wrote.
Project Host Jan Fran also commented, writing, “Holy cannoli. Hope you feel better, kids! Wishing you a speedy recovery.”
Although Excelby is best known for her gaffe in 2017 while working as an ABC news anchor, when she was caught daydreaming and fiddling with a pen during a live broadcast, she returned to Channel 10 as an anchor in 2019. as political reporter, senior reporter and anchor from 2008 to 2013.
In 2020, she also continued I’m a celebrity… Get me out of here where she placed seventh out of 14 celebrities.