Prince Harry (36) and his wife Meghan (39) are participating in the digital vaccination benefit VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World on May 8. The Sussexes will call for more equality in the distribution of corona vaccines at the event, Global Citizen announced.

“Over the past year, our world has experienced pain, loss and problems together.

“For the past year, our world has experienced joint pain, loss and problems. Now we must also recover and heal together,” the couple said in a statement. “We cannot leave anyone behind. We will all benefit and will all be safer if everyone everywhere has equal access to the vaccine. We must strive for an equal distribution of vaccines while restoring trust in our common humanity. This mission was not meant to be. could be more crucial or more important. “

During the concert, government leaders are called on to donate money or corona vaccines to help poorer countries. The benefit is presented by Selena Gomez. There are also performances by artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Foo Fighters, HER and Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder. The event can be seen on the American channels ABC and CBS and via YouTube.