Sri Lankan health officials sell free COVID-19 vaccine for Rs. 5,000

We talked to a person who had offered Rs. 5,000 (approximately 26 US dollars) to obtain the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine that is administered free of charge by the Sri Lanka government. The individual, whose identity we do not disclose, offered this bribe to health officials at an office of the Medical Officer of Health (MOH) in Colombo city to obtain a token for the vaccine from a Public Health Inspector (PHI).

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