Megan Blankenbiller used a few of her remaining phrases to plead with others to get vaccinated – to not make the identical mistake she did.
“I should not have waited,” she mentioned between breaths in her remaining video, which was posted from a hospital room on August 15.
“Go get it. Do not wait. Go get it. As a result of hopefully in case you get it you then will not find yourself within the hospital like me,” she mentioned to her hundreds of followers.
The video has been considered greater than one million occasions.
Blankenbiller mentioned she was not anti-vax. Nevertheless, like many individuals, she was nonetheless doing analysis and was nervous concerning the new vaccines.
“I used to be scared, and I needed me and my household to all do it on the identical time. And as I am positive you guys know, it is arduous to get everybody to agree on one thing if folks really feel in another way,” she mentioned.
Blankenbiller, who appeared to wrestle to catch her breath, mentioned not having gotten vaccinated “was a mistake.”
The video was posted slightly greater than per week earlier than Blankenbiller died. Her sister Cristina Blankenbiller confirmed her demise in a Fb put up, in response to NBC.