Selena Gómez, Jennifer López and J Balvin will join in VAX LIVE, a special concert to promote the campaign of vaccination against him coronavirus and to claim that its distribution throughout the planet is equal.
Under the slogan ‘The concert to reunify the world,’ VAX LIVE will be broadcast on May 8 on television and “streaming”, it will have Selena Gómez as presenter and stars such as Jennifer López, J Balvin, Eddie Vedder, Foo will act in it. Fighters or HER
The Global Citizen charity is behind this event supported by the World Health Organization (WHO) and also supported by authorities such as the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, or the President of the Spanish Government, Pedro Sanchez.
“We are in a race against time and the key to getting back together is the vaccine,” Hugh Evans, who is the co-founder and CEO of Global Citizen, said in a statement Tuesday. Evans stated that “there is a light at the end of this tunnel“, but he insisted that to end the pandemic it is necessary to” build confidence “in the use of vaccines and ensure that the doses reach everyone.
One of VAX LIVE’s claims to governments, corporations, and philanthropists is that contribute an additional $ 22.1 billion to the ACT Accelerator, a WHO program to ensure vaccines are distributed equally.
In addition, VAX Live will ask donations to vaccinate more than 27 million health workers that all over the world they are leaving their skin to stop the advance of the coronavirus.
In this sense, Selena Gómez was “honored” to present an event like VAX LIVE. “This is a historic moment to encourage people around the world to take the vaccine for covid-19 when it is available to them and to ask world leaders to share vaccine doses equitably, “he said.
Also the director general of the WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, stressed that all initiatives to “defend the equity of vaccines and to protect the most vulnerable people” they are useful.
VAX Live will be recorded at the SoFi stadium in Los Angeles (USA) and on May 8 it will be broadcast delayed. The concert will be available on YouTube while on American television it can be seen through channels such as ABC, CBS or Fox.