Elizabeth Hurley and Sir Elton John make the all-star roster in a new NHS vaccination campaign.
The video, which also features Sir Lenny Henry, David Walliams, Navin Chowdury and Lydia West, sees the celebrities participate in an “audition” as they encourage others to take the vaccine and dispel misconceptions about the jab.
Urging people to protect themselves and others from the coronavirus Hurley says, “So roll up your sleeve, it’s not just your own life, you’re going to say it’s other people’s lives too.”
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Meanwhile, The end of the fucking world Actor Chowdury adds, “There is no scientific evidence to say the vaccine is less effective in people of ethnic and minority background, so let’s all try to support our community and take the vaccine.”
Sir Lenny said: “Members of the black, Asian, ethnic and minority community are 20% less likely to get the vaccine.”
“It does not contain pork or any material of animal origin”, It’s a sin Star West shares. She adds: “There is no evidence that this affects fertility.”
Walliams says it’s “really important” that people of “all ages” get the hang of it.
Sir Elton has already starred in another NHS campaign “hearing” encouraging people to get vaccinated, however, he “lost” on the role of Sir Michael Caine.
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In the most recent commercial, an off-screen director informs him that he missed the concert, much to his disappointment.
Vaccine rollout continues across the UK, with a quarter of adults now having received both doses.
People aged 40 and over can now reserve their Covid vaccines as the rollout is offered in descending order of age after those deemed most at risk are offered the vaccine first.
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