Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg says she is ‘extremely grateful and privileged to receive her first Covid-19 vaccination and even tweeted a photograph of herself with a plaster on her upper arm
Thunberg, who is now 18, then blasted the distribution of the jab worldwide as ‘extremely unequal’.
Mail Online reports: Thunberg is among a string of young famous faces encouraging others to get the jab when they are offered.
She wrote: ‘Today I got my first COVID-19 vaccination dose. I am extremely grateful and privileged to be able to live in a part of the world where I can already get vaccinated.’
But she went on: ‘The vaccine distribution around the world is extremely unequal.
According to New York Times; ”84 percent of shots that have gone into arms worldwide have 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 when you get offered a vaccine, don’t hesitate. It saves lives. #VaccineEquity #VaccineForAll.’