Dayanara Torres could not help but show her concern when speaking through her official Instagram account to request the collaboration of her Florida followers to obtain information to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Torres said she has not been able to get vaccinated during her stay in Florida, despite being a cancer survivor.
“If anyone knows how to get the vaccine this week in Florida. Please tell me! ”Assured the former Puerto Rican beauty queen through the stories on her Instagram profile.
“I have the extreme vulnerability COVID-19 determination Florida health slip signed by my oncologists. I will be in Miami for several months, but since I am not a Florida resident, I cannot schedule the appointment online in advance, ”Torres concluded in her stories on Instagram.
The actress, who has been in Florida for a few days to be part of the select group of judges for the new season of Univision’s “Look Who Baila” competition, has been evidently alarmed at not being able to obtain the first dose of the vaccine. against COVID-19 before beginning her professional commitments with the Spanish-speaking television network.
Dayanara Torres was credited by her family doctors as a patient with extreme vulnerability to contracting COVID-19 after having overcome a skin cancer that was diagnosed in February 2019. Despite being eligible to receive the vaccine against the virus for her health condition, everything has been uphill for the star because he is not a resident of the state of Florida.
Torres is one of the personalities of the Spanish-speaking entertainment industry who has urged her thousands of followers to comply with social distancing and the correct use of masks to prevent the rapid spread of the virus in the United States.
A colleague of Dayanara Torres in “Mira Quién Baila” tested positive for COVID-19
The concern of Dayanara Torres about obtaining the vaccine against COVID-19 could have increased after it was announced that the dancer Casper Smart, who will accompany her in her role as a jury of “Look Who Baila”, tested positive for diagnosis of the virus a couple of days ago, as reported by Univision.
According to Univision, the production of “Mira Quien Baila” will comply with all the necessary prevention measures to avoid any type of contagion with COVID-19 during the recordings of the television dance competition that will feature countless stars from the television network on stage.
“At Univision, our top priority is the health and safety of our teams, participants, and the community. We work closely with our global security team to implement the standards and procedures established by the various national and local government agencies regarding COVID, ”the Univision website detailed.
Are cancer survivors at increased risk for complications from COVID-19?
According to information released by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), cancer patients and cancer survivors have an increased risk of developing health complications from COVID-19, because they are a group of people with an immune system mostly compromised.
The National Cancer Institute of the United States reported that until now it is unknown if having a history of cancer increases the risk of contracting COVID-19.