Pia Wurtzbach receives COVID-19 vaccine, urges public to get theirs too: 'Let's help one another' | Inquirer Entertainment
Close  

Pia Wurtzbach receives COVID-19 vaccine, urges public to get theirs too: ‘Let’s help one another’

/ 11:04 AM June 29, 2021
Pia Wurtzbach

Images: Instagram/@piawurtzbach

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach is calling on the public to also get vaccinated against COVID-19 after she received a dose in Mandaluyong.

“Why did I choose to get vaccinated? It’s as simple as me wanting to protect myself from getting and spreading the virus. I don’t want to risk the people around me — especially my loved ones — to get sick because of me,” Wurtzbach shared on Instagram last Sunday, June 27.

ADVERTISEMENT

“Getting the vaccine can help us avoid becoming severely ill and therefore is a safer choice for us,” she added.

The beauty queen’s post came with photos of her during and after receiving the jab, including one showing she got vaccinated at SM Megamall under the Mandaluyong city government’s vaccination program.

Wurtzbach emphasized, however, that getting vaccinated does not mean that people can go back to their “old ways,” stressing, “Kailangan pa rin mag ingat at sundin ang mga basic health protocols (We still need to be careful and follow the basic health protocols).”

“Parang lang siyang (It is just like a) shield, an extra layer of protection for us,” the Miss Universe 2015 noted.

“So, let’s help one another fight this deadly virus by building immunity around us. When given the chance, please take whatever vaccine is made available to you,” Wurtzbach added.

She is now among the many celebrities who are vaccinated and also advocating inoculation among the public. Some of the other stars who have already gotten their jabs are Judy Ann Santos, Ryan Agoncillo, Kim Chiu, Maine Mendoza, Dingdong Dantes, Marian Rivera, Kris Aquino, Julia Barretto and Gerald Anderson, among others.  /ra

RELATED STORIES:

ADVERTISEMENT

LOOK: Venus Raj graduates from school in the UK

Kim Chiu now fully vaccinated against COVID-19: ‘I’ve prayed for this day to come!’

WATCH: Judy Ann Santos, Ryan Agoncillo get first COVID-19 jabs, urge public to get theirs too

The hottest entertainment news straight to your inbox

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

For more news about the novel coronavirus click here.
What you need to know about Coronavirus.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link .

Read Next
Follow @IBiongINQ on Twitter
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: coronavirus, covid-19, COVID-19 vaccine, novel coronavirus, Pia Wurtzbach, vaccination
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our entertainment news

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.