Guwahati News Desk: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday.
Post-vaccination, he appealed to people to get vaccinated as soon as they can and stressed that nations must ensure the vaccine is available to everyone, everywhere.
The 71-year-old received the first dose of the Moderna vaccine at a New York City public school.
In a tweet, he wrote, “My appeal is for all to take profit of the opportunities that exist and be vaccinated as soon as they can. I was fortunate and grateful to get the first dose of my #COVID19 vaccine today. We must get to work to make sure the vaccine is available to everyone, everywhere. With this pandemic, none of us is safe until all of us are safe.”