Over 75 Celebrities Sign This Open Letter to World Leaders for a Coronavirus Vaccine

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Several celebrities came together to sign an open letter to world leaders to end the now-defunct COVID-19 pandemic.

In particular, the letter emphasizes the importance of vaccine access for every country, with 70% of the world’s vaccinations expected by summer 2022.

The letter was signed by the following celebs:

  • Malin Akerman
  • Debbie Allen
  • Dorothy Amuah
  • Morena Baccarin
  • Adriana Barraza
  • Troian Bellisario
  • Bobby Berk
  • Jordana Brewster
  • Connie Britton
  • Karamo Brown
  • Gloria Calderón Kellett
  • Ciara
  • Tena Clark
  • Kim Coates
  • Madison Cowan
  • Alexandra Daddario
  • Peter Dinklage
  • Melinda Doolittle
  • Tan France
  • Richard Gere
  • Duff Goldman
  • Tony Goldwyn
  • Fiona Gubelmann
  • Anne Hathaway
  • Ingrid Hoffmann
  • Anders Holm
  • Dolores Huerta
  • Osas Ighodaro
  • Iman
  • Edward James Olmos
  • Sonam Kapoor Ahuja
  • Ellie Krieger
  • Iskra Lawrence
  • Annie Lennox
  • Lola Lennox
  • Esther Lewis
  • Laura Linney
  • Kimberly Locke
  • Eva Longoria
  • Anja Manuel
  • Julianna Margulies
  • Catherine McCord
  • Joel McHale
  • Spike Mendelsohn
  • Idina Menzel
  • Debra Messing
  • Alyssa Milano
  • Sepideh Moafi
  • Tamera Mowry-Housley
  • Yvette Nicole Brown
  • Christina Ochoa
  • Ana Ortiz
  • Helen Pankhurst
  • Jessica Pimentel
  • Julie Plec
  • Adina Porter
  • Zac Posen
  • Leven Rambin
  • April Reign
  • Holland Roden
  • Sheila Shah
  • Adam Shankman
  • Omar Sharif Jr.
  • Michael Sheen
  • Adam Shulman
  • Sarah Silverman
  • Hannah Skvarla
  • Todd Snyder
  • Kimberly Steward
  • Curtis Stone
  • Christy Turlington Burns
  • Laura Vandervoort
  • Gabby Williams
  • Michelle Williams
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley
  • Russell Wilson
  • Scott Wolf
  • Kelley Wolf
  • Bellamy Young
  • Rachel Zoe

The full open letter, via Deadline, is pasted below:

“An open letter to world leaders on ending the COVID-19 pandemic now.

None of us are safe until all of us are safe.

We call on leaders gathering at the United Nations General Assembly Session to boldly act together to end COVID-19 everywhere.

COVID-19 is now a manmade pandemic of apathy. Only 2% of people in low-income countries have received a single dose, leaving the world’s most vulnerable to face COVID with no protection. This situation also lets new variants, like Delta, emerge and ravage the lives of millions.

We are joining with CARE to call on global leaders to make 7 billion vaccine doses available before the end of 2021, and an additional 7 billion doses by mid-2022 to fully vaccinate 70% of the world by next summer.

To get this done the world community must also invest in last-mile delivery systems, public education, and frontline healthcare workers to get vaccines from tarmacs into arms. Millions of doses could go to waste because low-income countries don’t have the support they need to get vaccines to vulnerable people.

We can save millions of lives — and trillions in further economic damage — by meeting this moment with the resources and political will needed to end COVID-19 for everyone, everywhere. Because none of us are safe until all of us are safe.”

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