The Vice President of Liberia, Madam Jewel Howard-Taylor and several lawmakers up capitol hill took the first shot of the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday May 04, 2021 in Monrovia.
Speaking to Liberians following the administration of the vaccine, Madam Jewel Howard-Taylor encouraged Liberians to take the vaccine and confirmed to the public that she has previously suffered from the Coronavirus.
She added that though there is vaccine for the virus in the country, but citizens should ensure to exercise all measures in preventing themselves from the virus.
At the same time, House Speaker, Bhofal Chambers and several members of the Lower House of Representatives took on the challenge to participate in the COVID-19 vaccination process.
The Representatives include: Joseph Papa Kolleh of Bong County, George Boley of Grand Gedeh County, Mike Jurry of Maryland County and Representative Albert B Hills of Bong among others.
It follows wide criticism over government official’s not being in to the vaccination process as Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf took her shot of the vaccine in recent time.
But it still remains unclear whether President George Weah is willing to take his shot of the vaccine as he hasn’t made an attempt to the process