UN Secretary General António Guterres has been vaccinated against the coronavirus. He announced this in his Twitter account.
“I am happy and grateful for receiving the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine today. We must work to ensure that the vaccine is available to everyone, everywhere, ”he said. According to the secretary general, during a pandemic, no one can feel safe until everyone is safe.
Earlier, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres spoke about the importance of the Russian vaccine against coronavirus Sputnik V. He stressed that the Russian vaccine is a very generous offer for the UN. According to the Secretary General, “Sputnik V” can be used in UN missions in the most vulnerable areas where peacekeeping operations are conducted. Guterres hopes the drug will play an important role in this area.
According to the American Johns Hopkins University, more than 101.2 million people have become infected with the coronavirus in the world since the start of the pandemic, more than 2.1 million have died. In the United States, more than 25.7 million cases of infection have been identified, more than 431 thousand deaths have been recorded.