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Hello, everybody. My name is Dr Mwoombola, also known as Dr Lioness. I'm a rapper in Namibia as well as a medical intern, currently interning at Windhoek, Namibia, Katutura Hospital.
So currently in Namibia, we do have a lockdown and we have also prohibited any international flights, as well as regional flights. However, there is no curfew per se. We are ensuring that we are practising social distancing. Uh, we've also had non-essential services, um, temporarily closed and the situation does look good. It looks hopeful.
Being a key worker in Namibia during this time, when we are faced with the difficulty of a new virus, we doctors are really, really, you know, pressured with, um, double shifts. And when other doctors go into isolation, we are more than happy to fill in the spots because our priority are the patients. Please do read credible sources, for example the World Health Organization. They have regular updates, where you could be updated, and it's very important that you do not read any sources that aren't credible because this could provide an area of misunderstanding and misinformation that's been spread.
So, a lot of people know me as Dr Mwoombola in the hospital, but when I do come home, I really unwind and become Lioness and also become Latoya. And usually what I'll be doing is that I'll either be on the internet doing some music research, finding out ways on how I can monetise my, my music.
Um, I usually reply to my fans more often, I thank them as usual. I also encourage them to take part in some challenges that I might have, using some hashtags. I think now we are so connected to each other, just in a bit more digital way.
So to everybody, especially the youngsters at home, currently now, I know that we're all missing our family, our friends. Just be encouraged to know that this will soon be over. Our lives will go back to normal and we'll just look at the world in a totally different way.
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