Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are set to act as campaign chairs of Global Citizen’s effort to provide medical personnel in poor countries around the world with COVID-19 vaccines.
The advocacy organization dedicated to combatting poverty announced on Tuesday that the Royals will appear at “Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World.” The concert is set to be taped Sunday at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles and air on ABC, CBS, FOX, YouTube, and iHeartMedia broadcast radio stations on May 8, according to the Associated Press.
Global Citizen’s website explains the organization’s views on the current state of the pandemic:
The COVID-19 pandemic cannot end until all countries have access to lifesaving vaccine doses. Initiatives like COVAX can ensure COVID-19 vaccines reach every person that needs them, but not without support from government leaders, corporations, philanthropists, and Global Citizens everywhere demanding vaccine equity.
The organization said that the Royals “will serve as campaign chairs of VAX LIVE, encouraging the private sector