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Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach continues with her efforts to spread HIV awareness.
On Instagram, Pia posted a photo of herself wearing a black swimsuit, captioned, “NOW that I have your attention, do you know your status yet? ’Cos I know mine. Not your relationship status, silly! I meant HIV status.”
Last June, Pia took the Alere 4th Generation HIV test at the Apicha Community Health Center in New York. The beauty queen didn’t reveal her status maintaining it really shouldn’t matter.
“What if I say ‘positive’? Are you going to be disgusted? Does that mean I’m a horrible person? My point is: Know your status. My question was ‘Do you know your status’ and not ‘What’s your status?’ There’s a difference,” she said on GMA News.
Pia wants to continue using her Miss Universe title in helping raise awareness about HIV and urge the government to be more vigilant about human trafficking and rampant drug use.
In May, Pia received an award at the Apicha Community Health Center’s A Thousand and One Champions Gala in New York for her efforts. (Rowena Tan)