Harry and Meghan to join Joe Biden at Vax Live concert to increase global vaccination – The Guardian

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Hosted by Selena Gomez, and organised by Global Citizen, the event, on Saturday 8 May, will include musical efficiencies by names from the worlds of movie and politics, and music efficiencies from stars including Jennifer Lopez, Pearl Jams Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin and HER.The broadcast special aims to encourage contributions to Covax, which is working to provide vaccines for middle-income and low countries.In a declaration, the Sussexes stated: “Over the past year, our world has experienced loss, struggle and discomfort– together.”We should pursue fair vaccine distribution and, in that, restore faith in our typical humanity. It will be tape-recorded at SoFi arena in Los Angeles, and air on 8 May across networks including ABC, CBS, and iHeartMedia radio stations.The statement comes as there are calls for the United States to hand over 60m dosages of AstraZeneca vaccine to India as part of the global drive to fight the virus. The US announced on Monday that 60m doses would be available to send out abroad once the vaccine was authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The show has been described as a call to world leaders to guarantee vaccines are accessible for all.

Vaccines and immunisationJennifer Lopez and J Balvin amongst stars at efficiency to raise money for Covax
Hosted by Selena Gomez, and arranged by Global Citizen, the occasion, on Saturday 8 May, will include musical efficiencies by names from the worlds of movie and politics, and music efficiencies from stars including Jennifer Lopez, Pearl Jams Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin and HER.The broadcast unique objectives to motivate donations to Covax, which is working to supply vaccines for middle-income and low countries.In a statement, the Sussexes said: “Over the past year, our world has experienced loss, discomfort and struggle– together. It will be recorded at SoFi arena in Los Angeles, and air on 8 May throughout networks consisting of ABC, CBS, and iHeartMedia radio stations.The statement comes as there are calls for the United States to hand over 60m dosages of AstraZeneca vaccine to India as part of the international drive to battle the infection. The US revealed on Monday that 60m doses would be readily available to send out abroad once the vaccine was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

 

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