Lofty Matambo, the NTV anchor is in a spot of bother at the moment after getting his Covid-19 jab.

The man revealed this information on his Twitter page, writing,

"#COVID19VACCINE Guys,Astrazeneca has put me down . I have never experienced such pain. Headache (persistent),eyes, back,waist,hands,Stomach. Wah, sijalala!.=

Many of his fans and followers tried to motivate him telling him that it would all come to pass. Some of those comments are below;

Pole bro unatushtua tutaendea kweli.

Use panadol... The goodness is that the discomfort is for a short period.

Usijali Lofty. Hivyo ndivyo nimekuwa nikifeel tangu nidungwe on Tuesday. Itaisha tu.

Shikilia hapo... hata 2nd dose endea baadaye

And then you expect me to take the jab

Pore ndugu yangu,bemba ndere wehenda covid test before udungwe

I also experienced that

Afueni ya haraka kaka.

Pole Lofty,kunywa supu kwa wingi bro

Qr mtoto wa mfalme

Pole sana mtoto wa mfalme.

Iyo kitu ni mbaya

Number8, the poet

Pole sana kaka.


Pole sana Lofty, get well soon.

Ugua pole Kaka.

Have a jet recovery

Some of the common side effects of the AstraZeneca vaccine are more likely after the first dose of the vaccine.

People aged 65 and older are less likely to experience common side effects.

More than 1 in 10 people may experience:

  • feeling tired
  • tenderness, bruising, pain or itching in the arm where you had the vaccine injection
  • headache
  • muscle pain
  • joint pain
  • nausea
  • fever (temperature of 38 degrees Celsius or above)

More than 1 in 100 people may have:

  • redness or swelling where you had the injection
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • a low platelet count (that doesn’t cause any symptoms)

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