Alyssa Milano, Anne Hathaway, Peter Dinklage, Richard Gere and other Hollywood stars have called on politicians to end the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide immediately, calling the coronavirus “a man-made pandemic of apathy.”
“None of us is safe until we are all safe,” wrote the stars in an open letter addressed to the states that form the international humanitarian aid organization CARE (Co-operation for Support and Assistance Everywhere).
“We call on the leaders of the United Nations General Assembly to courageously work together to eliminate COVID-19 around the world,” we read.
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The letter in which the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is described as “a man-made pandemic of apathy” was signed, among others, by Eva Longoria, Alyssa Milano, Anne Hathaway, Peter Dinklage, Richard Gere, Michael Sheen, Debbie Allen, Debra Messing, Malin Akerman, Jordana Brewster and Ciara.
The letter says that “only 2% of people in low-income countries have received one dose of” available COVID-19 vaccines, “leaving those most at risk of COVID-19 unprotected.
According to Hollywood stars, in this situation new variants of the coronavirus like Delta could emerge and wreak havoc on the lives of millions of people.
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Citing the rise in viral infections, signatories demand that national leaders “make available 7 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines by the end of 2021 and another 7 billion by mid-2022.” so as to fully vaccinate 70 percent by next summer. world population.