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Eco-Activist Greta Thunberg Has A New Issue: The Moral Threat of Vaccine Inequality

The 18-year-old gave her point of view at a World Health Organization press conference, saying it's "unethical" to vaccinate young people in wealthy countries ahead of health workers in poor places.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg, 18, is adding vaccine inequality to her agenda. In a speech on Monday, she said it was "unethical" to vaccinate young people in rich countries when health workers in low resource countries aren't yet inoculated. Source: WHO/Screengrab by NPR

Greta Thunberg, the 18-year-old Swedish environmental activist, is now lobbying world leaders to make sure that COVID vaccines are distributed equitably around the globe.

Speaking at a Monday press conference for the

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