Celebrities and political leaders gather to discuss the importance of vaccine fairness
President Joe Biden talked about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine. Prince Henry urged the distribution of the vaccine everywhere. Jennifer Lopez was in one of the biggest concerts in Southern California. The mother who had vaccinated herself hugged tightly on the stage. This is the biggest reason why the pandemic shocked the world. a year ago.
Celebrities and political leaders discussed the importance of vaccine fairness at Global Citizen’s “Vax Live: Concert to Reunite the World” at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California on Sunday night. The fundraising event has been recorded and will be broadcast on ABC, ABC News Live, CBS, YouTube and iHeartMedia radio stations on May 8.
The concert includes performances by Lopez, Eddie Vader, Rich Gladiator, J. Balvin and Hull.
Ben Affleck, Chrissy Teigen, Jimmy Kimmel, Sean Penn and David Letterman served as Invited speaker.
Everyone in the audience has been vaccinated. Before entering the stadium, news media and production personnel must show a negative COVID test.
The vaccine is safe. I promise you. Biden said. Both have emerged as part of the “We Can Do” initiative to increase people’s confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine.
The President continued: “We are working with leaders around the world to share more vaccines and increase production to ensure that all countries have the vaccines they need.” “If we do this, we won’t have to miss any more moments. “
The event is part of a growing number of choirs that seek to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine more widely and fairly.
Citizens around the world say that a $53.8 million charitable and corporate pledge helped obtain nearly 10.3 million doses, exceeding the Vax Live campaign goals.
Prince Henry said that it is imperative to provide vaccines worldwide, especially in the poorest countries. He said that he supports India, which is experiencing a second “destructive” virus attack.
The Duke of Sussex said: “The vaccine should be distributed to everyone around the world.” Together with his wife Meghan, he raised funds for the COVAX vaccine exchange program, which hopes to generate $19 billion to pay for the medical staff. Vaccine costs.
He said: “Only before there is a fair distribution in all corners of the world, we can truly rest or recover.” “The virus does not respect national borders, and access to vaccines cannot be determined by geography.”
The event also highlighted the efforts of first responders and health workers during the pandemic. The host of the show, Selena Gomez (Selena Gomez) called the vital front-line workers “trustworthy” and “brave”.
The singer said: “Many of us have to stay at home, but not everyone has a choice.” “You have set an example for all of us, maintaining the way they work, and making us accept it as soon as possible. Vaccination.
Each musical performance makes the attendees sit side by side in their seats while others look almost normal when they dance in masks. Some people embrace each other enthusiastically.
She was performing on a small stage outside the stadium with a group of people playing guitar.
Before Lopez performed, the Bronx star told the audience that she could not spend Christmas with her mother Guadalupe Rodríguez. The singer invited her mother to receive full vaccination on stage, and then the two performed Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” together.
Lopez said: “When I think about singing tonight, I think of the songs I sang to me when I was a kid,” Lopez later sang her 2016 single “Ain’t Your Mama” .
Eddie Vedder said that this concert is the first “proof of life that all of us have missed” in more than a year.
He said: “This is because we haven’t felt this way for a while.” “There is a microphone, a group of people. It feels so cool.”
Foo Fighters and AC/DC band leader Brian Johnson sang the rock music “Back In Black”.
Dave Grohl, the lead singer of Foo Fighters, said: “We are not out of the predicament, but I want to tell you that I firmly believe that music should be shared with others.” “Let us do our best to ensure that we can do this every night.”
The founder and CEO of Global Citizen Hugh Evans (Hugh Evans) said he wants to maintain the momentum.
He said: “We are trying to emphasize the obvious point that we should strive for equality.” “It doesn’t require arithmetic.”