Greta Thunberg gets her first Covid vaccination and calls on others to get the shot

Greta Thunberg gets her first Covid vaccination and tells others to get the jab – before blowing up rich countries for ‘guzzling all the vaccines’

  • Greta Thunberg said she is ‘extremely grateful and privileged’ to get her first shot
  • Greta, 18, tweeted a picture of herself with a bandage on her upper arm
  • She wrote: ‘The distribution of vaccines around the world is extremely uneven’

Greta Thunberg said she is “extremely grateful and privileged” to receive her first dose of the Covid-19 vaccination – calling the spread of the shot worldwide as “extremely uneven”.

The Swedish climate activist, 18, tweeted a photo of herself wearing a fox print face covering and a bandage on her upper arm, using the hashtags ‘#VaccineEquity’ and ‘#VaccineForAll’.

Thunberg is among a series of young famous faces who encourage others to get the jab when offered.

She wrote: ‘Today I received my first COVID-19 vaccination dose. I am extremely grateful and privileged to live in a part of the world where I can already get vaccinated.’

But she continued: ‘The vaccine distribution around the world is extremely uneven.

The Swedish climate activist, 18, tweeted a photo of herself wearing a fox print face covering and a bandage on her upper arm, using the hashtags ‘#VaccineEquity’ and ‘#VaccineForAll’

Thunberg is among a series of young famous faces who encourage others to get the jab when offered

Thunberg is among a series of young famous faces who encourage others to get the jab when offered

Thunberg is among a series of young famous faces who encourage others to get the jab when offered

Thunberg is among a series of young famous faces who encourage others to get the jab when offered

‘According to New York Times; “84 percent of gunfire worldwide has been administered in high- and upper-middle-income countries. Only 0.3 percent of doses have been administered in low-income countries.”

“No one is safe until everyone is safe. But if you are offered a vaccine, don’t hesitate. It saves lives. #VaccineEquity #VaccineForAll.’

Stars like David Beckham, Olivia Colman and Billie Eilish have written to world leaders calling for surplus coronavirus vaccines to be shared with poorer countries.

Greta wrote: 'Today I received my first COVID-19 vaccination dose.  I am extremely grateful and privileged to live in a part of the world where I can already get vaccinated'

Greta wrote: ‘Today I received my first COVID-19 vaccination dose. I am extremely grateful and privileged to live in a part of the world where I can already get vaccinated’

In an open letter published ahead of the G7 summit in June, famous UNICEF ambassadors warned that without ensuring “fair and equitable” supplies of vaccines internationally, the world would continue to be at risk from future mutations of the virus.

Singer Olivia Rodrigo, 18, visited the White House earlier this month to discuss youth vaccination with President Joe Biden and told fans getting the Covid shot is the most important thing they can do for their loved ones.

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