On Friday, February 2, Poonam Pandey was declared dead by her social media in an Instagram post. This shocked the fans as she is 32 years old. The reason for her death was attributed to her suffering from cervical cancer. There are many sources of this disease and a lack of awareness around it. After the news spread, there was conversation around the disease, and some misinformation in some cases.
“This morning is a tough one for us. Deeply saddened to inform you that we have lost our beloved Poonam to cervical cancer. Every living form that ever came in contact with her was met with pure love and kindness. In this time of grief, we would request for privacy while we remember her fondly for all that we shared,” her previous Instagram post captioned.
I feel compelled to share something significant with you all: Poonam Pandey
However, less than 24 hours later, the 32-year-old appeared on her official Instagram account. In the video, she cleared the air around her death. However, she put some weight on the impact of the cervical disease. On the other hand, their will be a case her losing her credibility for the future.
“I feel compelled to share something significant with you all – I am here, alive. Cervical Cancer didn’t claim me, but tragically, it has claimed the lives of thousands of women who stemmed from a lack of knowledge on how to tackle this disease. Unlike some other cancers, Cervical Cancer is entirely preventable. The key lies in the HPV vaccine and early detection tests. We have the means to ensure no one loses their life to this disease. Let’s empower one another with critical awareness and ensure every woman is informed about the steps to take. Visit the link in the bio to delve deeper into what can be done. Together, let’s strive to put an end to the devastating impact of the disease and bring #DeathToCervicalCancer,” Pandey captioned her Instagram post.
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