Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit New York City to promote vaccine equality

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex pose at One World Observatory on September 23, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)

NEW YORK CITY (WPIX) — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle undertook their first trip to New York City in years to promote vaccine equity.

The first day of the trip, the couple was expected to visit the One World Observatory with Gov. Kathy Hochul and Mayor Bill de Blasio.

The royal couple are in town to talk about vaccine equity at Saturday’s Global Citizen Live concert in Central Park.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been extremely vocal advocates for vaccine equity, fighting to bring COVID vaccine access to poorer nations, and urging world leaders and pharmaceutical companies to share vaccines with nations in need.

Thursday’s event at One World Trace Center is the couple’s first public outing since the birth of their daughter Lilibet in June.

It’s also the first time Prince Harry has been to New York City since 2013, when he v.

The trip to the Big Apple suggests that the couple may be ready to return to public life after taking some times to themselves for parental leave.

Their two children, 2-year-old Archie and baby Lili, are reportedly back at home in Montecito, California.

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