VP Howard-Taylor Flown to Ghana for Treatment

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7 February 2018. Paynesville: Vice-President of Liberia, Jewel Howard-Taylor, gives her remarks at the Liberian Women's Consultative Forum in Paynesville City Hall, Liberia. Photo by Albert Gonzalez Farran - UNMIL

Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor, was on Tuesday August 11, 2020, flown out of the country to seek additional medical care at a specialist hospital in Accra, Ghana, her office has confirmed.

VP Howard-Taylor, according to office’s press department, was earlier admitted at the Aspen Medical Facility in Sinkor, Monrovia, on Friday August 7, 2020, due to respiratory complications.

“Having favorably responded to treatment and the state of her health stabilized, it was advised that the Vice President seeks further medical attention at a more advanced facility with specialty in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory ailments.”