Selena Gomez asks world leaders to donate vaccines to poorer countries

Selena Gomez calls on world leaders to ‘help everyone around the world’ fight the COVID-19 pandemic: ‘Pledge dollars or doses!’

Selena Gomez has called on world leaders to ‘help everyone around the world fight the COVID-19 pandemic’.

The 28-year-old star has reached out to Emmanuel Macron, the President of France, and other members of the G7 – the heads of government from Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the US – via social media, urging them to unite against coronavirus.

‘Please join me and send a message to France’s @EmmanuelMacron and other #G7 leaders asking them to pledge dollars or doses to help everyone around the world fight the COVID-19 pandemic,’ she wrote on Twitter.

Fighting for equity: Selena Gomez has called on world leaders to ‘help everyone around the world fight the COVID-19 pandemic’

Selena has also called on vaccine developers to provide it on a ‘not-for-profit’ basis to some of the most in-need countries around the world.

The Lose You to Love Me hitmaker explained on the micro-blogging platform:             ‘[email protected]_tx & @NoubarAfeyan, thanks for developing a vaccine for COVID-19 but we need your help to get it to everyone, everywhere. Will you follow others in providing it not-for-profit for the countries most in need? #vaxlive (sic)’

In response to Selena’s initial post, President Macron sent a message to the pop star, thanking her for her powerful message.

Proactive: Selena has also called on vaccine developers to provide it on a ‘not-for-profit’ basis to some of the most in-need countries around the world

He wrote: ‘Dear @SelenaGomez , thank you for carrying this crucial message to all leaders. France has already started sending out its first doses of vaccine to Africa through #Covax, and it’s just the beginning.   

Thanks for spreading the word! Let’s stand with those who have less. Now. (sic)’

Selena subsequently called on US President Joe Biden to do more to support other countries amid the pandemic. 

Appreciative: Emmanuel Macron, the President of France, responded to Selena’s post.  He said on Twitter. ‘Thanks for spreading the word! Let’s stand with those who have less. Now’; seen with her new blonde hair last week

In response to President Macron, she said: ‘Thank you! We need all #G7 leaders to stand with those who have less. I’m really hoping the US also hears this and takes a stand… @POTUS @SecBlinken @WHCOS ? With US leadership #WeCanDoThis and end the pandemic for everyone. #VaxLive (sic)’

On April 13, the star announced that she would be taking part in a concert organized by anti-poverty organization Global Citizen to help medical workers in poor nations get access to coronavirus vaccines. 

She wrote on Instagram: ‘I’m so excited to announce that I’m hosting #VaxLive: The Concert to Reunite the World! I’ll be joining @glblctzn in calling for equitable COVID-19 vaccine distribution for all. Tune in Saturday, May 8: https://vaxlive.org’ 

2021 Academy Award-winner H.E.R., Jennifer Lopez, Foo Fighters, Eddie Vedder and J Balvin will also perform at the concert which airs May 8 on ABC, CBS and FOX as well as on iHeartMedia radio stations and YouTube.

Good cause: On April 13, the star announced that she would be taking part in a concert organized by anti-poverty organization Global Citizen to help medical workers in poor nations get access to coronavirus vaccines

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