Greta Thunberg said she is ‘extremely grateful and privileged’ to receive her first dose of the Covid-19 vaccination – and blasted the distribution of the jab worldwide as ‘extremely unequal’.
The Swedish climate activist, 18, tweeted a photograph of herself wearing a fox-print face covering with a plaster on her upper arm, using the hashtags ‘#VaccineEquity’ and ‘#VaccineForAll’.
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.