A social media post claim that the Covid-19 vaccine is US$650 is false, the vaccine is at medical facilities and is free. The vaccine is also not mandatory
The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Health in collaboration with partners on April 1, 2021, officially launch a nationwide Coronavirus Vaccination campaign in Liberia.
Liberia received a total shipment of 123,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines thru the COVAX Initiative, a partnership among WHO, CDC, UNICEF, USAID, AU, GAVI, etc., the Ministry of Health is pleased to begin immunization of its citizens across the Country.
We contacted the Ministry of Health and National Public Health Institute to verify the claim, the Communication officer Ministry said the vaccine is free and is currently being administered to James Davies, 14 military, ELWA and SOS hospitals among others.