Julia Roberts and celebrities hand over social-media spotlight to health experts

Stars including Julia Roberts hand over social media accounts to health experts

Julia Roberts, Danai Gurira, Hugh Jackman And More Team With Experts For #PassTheMic Campaign To Discuss COVID-19

Roberts, Jackman and Brown have a combined total of about 71 million followers on Instagram alone. The experts will give us the pertinent information grounded in data, science and facts as they address why a global response to this pandemic is so crucial.

The marketing campaign, introduced Wednesday, is a part of the ONE World Campaign and requires a worldwide response to the coronavirus that protects essentially the most weak and most economically affected populations, and likewise strengthens well being techniques in case a pandemic happens once more. It's run by ONE, a global campaign to end extreme poverty and preventable disease by 2030.

Julia Roberts, Shailene Woodley, Rainn Wilson and Penelope Cruz joined other celebs and health experts for a call to action video for #PassTheMic.

(Reuters) - actors Julia Roberts, Hugh Jackman, and Millie Bobby Brown are among the celebrities who will be handing their social media accounts to health experts to share facts and promote a scientific approach to combat the pandemic of COVID-19.

The Pretty Woman star spoke with Fauci, a prominent member of the White House's coronavirus task force, as she hosted a virtual chat with the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases on her Instagram page.

Roberts isn't the only Hollywood star to become enthralled with Dr. Fauci - her Ocean's Eleven co-star Brad Pitt portrayed the medical expert during a recent episode of Saturday Night Live.

For one day, celebrities will be taking a step back from their social media accounts and handing them off to global health leaders.

In the interview with Roberts on his personal account on the social networks, Fauci said that the main problem to solve is "health disparities extraordinary" between the countries.

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