Shamcey Supsup survives battle with COVID-19

Published September 11, 2021, 5:31 PM

by Neil Ramos

No one is immune against COVID-19.

Not even beauty queens.

Miss Universe Philippines national director Shamcey Supsup recently took to social media relating to fans how she battled COVID-19 for three weeks. 

Thankfully, she won.

According to the Miss Universe 2011 third-runner up, she initially thought it was a common flu, noting that she and the rest of her family have already been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 

She said, “It came as a shock because we were all fully vaccinated but we still got infected and even had mild to moderate symptoms…”

Covid-free 🥳A few weeks ago, what we all thought was just a simple flu turned out to be covid. It came as a shock…

Posted by Shamcey Supsup on Friday, September 10, 2021

 She went on to describe her experience.

“I would describe it as a really really bad flu…“It was also the first time that I’ve experienced a total loss of smell and taste. Lucky enough, we were able to get better at home.”