Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Call For Vaccine Equity During Global Citizen Live

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Call For Vaccine Equity During Global Citizen Live

9/26/2021 2:13:00 AM

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Call For Vaccine Equity During Global Citizen Live

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex gave a joint speech from the Great Lawn in Central Park.

Sep 25 2021, 7:08 pm EDTPrince Harry and Duchess Meghan believe that inequitable vaccine distribution is a human rights crisis.The Duke and Duchess of Sussex gave a passionate joint speech in favor of global vaccine equity earlier today at the New York event for Global Citizen Live at the Great Lawn in Central Park. The couple called for equal global vaccine distribution, imploring world leaders and pharmaceutical companies to treat access to the COVID-19 vaccine as"basic human rights."

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For the televised event, Duchess Meghan wore an elegant white shift dress by Valentino, embellished with floral designs at the collars, sleeves, and hem, with black heels and minimal jewelry. Prince Harry opted for a white button-up shirt with the collar worn open under a tailored black suit.

Theo WargoGetty Images"Every single person on this planet has a fundamental right to get this vaccine. That's the point. But that's not happening. And while in this country and many others you can go almost anywhere and get vaccinated, billions of people around the world cannot," Duchess Meghan said.

Prince Harry also shared a summary of the Duke and Duchess' discussions regarding vaccine distribution with world health experts over the past year. The couple also met with world leaders duringmeetingsin NYC these past few days."They said many countries are ready to produce vaccines at home, yet they aren't allowed to, because ultra wealthy pharmaceutical companies are not sharing the recipes to make them. These countries have the means the ability and the workers to start manufacturing. All they are waiting for is the vaccine intellectual property to be waived and for the vaccine technology to be transferred over," he said.

Duchess Meghan continued,"And finally in our conversations, these experts shared that how the vaccine is distributed, and who it's distributed to, should be left to independent international organizations who know exactly where the doses are most needed. Just think about the millions of vaccines that have been discarded this year. That's like throwing away life vests, when those around you are drowning."

The couple also shared a cute moment during the serious speech, with the crowd cheering as Harry referred to Meghan as"my wife." They exchanged a brief embrace before he continued,"My wife and I believe that where you’re born should not dictate your ability to survive." They also stood hand in hand for the rest of the speech.

ANGELA WEISSGetty ImagesThis year's Global Citizen Live event is a 24-hour, performance-packed broadcast meant to raise funds and awareness for vaccine equity across the globe. The Global Citizen Live campaign is also calling on G-7 countries and the European Union to immediately distribute one billion COVID-19 vaccines to the countries who need them most.

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Prince Harry also spoke at Global Citizen's previousVAX Live: The Concert to Reunite the Worldevent in Los Angeles last May."This pandemic will not end unless we act collectively with an unprecedented commitment to our shared humanity. The vaccine must be distributed to everyone, everywhere. We cannot rest or truly recover until there is fair distribution to every corner of the world," Harry said at the May event.

Watch the Sussexes' full Global Citizen Live speech below:This content is imported from Twitter. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site.“My wife and I believe that where you’re born should not dictate your ability to survive,” says Harry. “It is wrong that so much of the vaccine supply has only gone to just 10 wealthy nations so far. . . It’s just not okay,” adds Meghan.

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🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮 scobie 👇 Syringe Pharmaceutical companies sharing the Covid-19 recipe free of charge would not solve the world’s vaccine equity issues, experts claim, despite what the Duke and Duchess of Sussex may believe scobie scobie FYI.. Nobody was there to see Haz and Meg. They were there to see actual celebrities like J Lo and Billie Eilish.

scobie As they take private jets everywhere. 😂😂😂 I thought they were trying to fight against climate change as well. scobie Meghan would be more popular if she was just a touch like Diana in showing the world her love for her own children? Sadly she is nothing like Diana as we all admired (and believed) her mothering love she showed for her own kids and then passed that love on to other children ❤️

scobie Let’s not forget AstraZeneca who have donated vaccine on a non profit basis to countries in the developing world!

Go inside the famed New York hotel where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are reportedly stayingHarry and Meghan will appear at the Global Citizen Live event on Saturday in Central Park and will reportedly be staying at The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel. Who cares

scobie scobie scobie This is rich for them to push this topic when they refuse to come out and inform public if they have vaccinated yet or not🤔🤔 and going around NY hugging those children is wreckless. If that was my child id be absolutely furious that they endangered all those children!!! scobie and then the lovely eco warriers flew back home on another private jet because we have to do as they say not as they do.....

The haters are going to have to accept that Harry and Meghan are a philanthropic powerhouse. The royal family could have had that charisma, but they were petty and jealous and threw them away. Oh, if you don’t like Harry and Meghan, then just don’t read about them. They are jokes. My vaccine was free from CVS so today I donated $10 so that someone somewhere in the world can get two doses on me you can help too just go to and I believe you can donate between $5 and 1 million dollars.

Pls can Prince Harry and Meghan have their own country so I can move there… They are my very own royal that I admire so much… I am so done with old colonials🤣🤣🤣 scobie Only done for their netflix deal. No more, no less. scobie Who are they to call for anything? This whole trip was a stunt for footage for Netflix. That’s why MM was wearing inappropriate clothing - hiding the mic pac & wires. Pathetic.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry praised for $25k donation during New York lunch dateThe Duke and Duchess of Sussex enjoyed some soul food on Friday as they dined at famed Harlem restaurant Melba's before pledging an incredible donation to its COVID relief fund Let’s who the real Prince Harry as he violently shoves a small child away from him and you can hear angry parents in the background ps123today nycgov NYCMayor Donated from their pocket or from the foundation they set up (which is funded by other people’s donations)? Another publicity stunt! Probably did a contra deal on her book

Wouldnt it be prudent to know what is in vaccines. Talk with Africa and India about what happened to their precious little girls after vaccination... scobie Her stylist hates her 🤣 scobie Vomit This magazine still propping up these two grifters and trying to make them a thing? Good luck. scobie Sad tossers

are they already vaccinated? scobie Where are all the bigger stars that were there? ❤️💫werk PrinceHarry and Mother MeganMarkle scobie Scobie flogging the same dead horse, give it a rest and look for some genuine news. How much do you get paid for this crap scobie. Nope. I’m vaccinated and I don’t let hypocritical performance activists influence even a trivial decision. hardpass

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Attend Global Citizen LiveThe Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended the New York City event on Saturday. Did anyone ever think that it's nice to see a royal family member actually involving himself in a real cause in partnership with a wife that he really loves Those 2 faces creeps possibly not pr harry, face is toooo pudgy,nose is tooo big,markle uses fake pharrys all the time

scobie JoeBiden Hey Joe, Harry & Meghan just slammed you for being a 'vaccine hoarder'. And after you provided them with DHS security during their 3-day New York PR extravaganza. Bet you wish you spent that taxpayer money on school lunches and not these ingrates! FeedKidsNotSussexEgos markle was high on drugs again;markle was merching the clothes & all the product she is carrying,possibly she forced pr harry 2 merch 4 her,all the clothes r sent back to the companies;markle owns nothing,markle will get a huge payday for all the pics,this was a pr scam sham

scobie At least Hazza was loving the camera clicks scobie Ah well!!! scobie 🥰😍❤👏👏 They should find themselves another job…. scobie 💗🌸💗🌸💗🌸 sannetje_26 'Every single person on this planet has a fundamental right to get this vaccine. That's the point. But that's not happening. And while in this country and many others you can go almost anywhere and get vaccinated, billions of people around the world cannot,' Duchess Meghan said.

Well given their stunt at a school with kids who aren’t vaccinated I don’t really care what they say - they endangered those kids. scobie Man! this guy is in love ,he is putting me to shame need to upgrade to be more inlove 🙏🏾

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry deliver impassioned speech after loved-up display at Global Citizen LiveThe Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended Global Citizen Live in New York City's Central Park on Saturday to stress the importance of global vaccine equity ❤🔥👏👏👏👏👏 👏harryandmeghan HarryAndMeghanInNYC HarryandMeghanInNY archewellfoundation sussexsquad loveforsussexs They're so in love! Ugly look Meghanix

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