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US A vaccine against beers or money: how the authorities are trying to convince the most reluctant

00:35  05 may  2021
00:35  05 may  2021 Source:   nouvelobs.com

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  Un vaccin contre des bières ou de l’argent : comment les autorités tentent de convaincre les plus réticents © Copyright 2021, the obs

of the reluctant citizens, more doses than volunteers, a vaccine campaign that slows down ... to continue To fight against CVIV-19 and encourage immunization, authorities must redouble their efforts to encourage their adminisons to be injected a dose of vaccine. And some do not lack imagination.

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in West Virginia, 100 dollar

savings bills from money against vaccine injection? This is what the state of West Virginia has imagined in the United States. Governor Jim Justice announced on April 26 that savings vouchers would be distributed to all young people aged 16 to 35, who will be vaccinated.

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"Vaccination saves a lot of life," he still insisted on Monday, May 3. The governor implored young people over the age of 16, eligible since March 22, to be vaccinated, while the campaign seems to slow down in the state. "At some point, all states will hit a wall, and that's where we are now," he said, hoping to start the immunization dynamics.

As of May 3, 53% of the eligible residents of the State had received a dose, 44% two doses, according to the Department of Health . Jim Justice aims at a final rate of 70% vaccinated in Western Virginia.

In Maryland, $ 100 for

officials in the neighboring state of Maryland a similar initiative has been decided. Governor Larry Hogan revealed Monday, May 3, that the officials will receive $ 100 after being completely vaccinated.

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With vaccines, America shows the muscles to receive payment, they specify, they will have to send a proof of vaccination to the Human Resources Services and agree to receive a reminder vaccine within 18 months. "We also strongly encourage state businesses to offer incentives to their employees," added Larry Hogan.

Maryland has 4.9 million vaccinations carried out. 62% more than 18 years old received at least one dose, according to data from the Federal Public Health Agency (CDC).

in New Jersey, a glass of beer

"shot and a beer. It was with this proposal that also announced Monday, May 3rd Governor of the New Jersey State, still in the United States, intends to encourage the population to be vaccinated. All persons over the age of 21 - the legal age of alcohol consumption in the state -, will be offered a beer in one of the partner institutions after a first dose of vaccine received.

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"Any New Jersey inhabitant who has its first dose of vaccine in May and takes its vaccination card in a participating brewery will receive a free beer," said Phil Murphy on Twitter.

The governor wants to reach 4.7 million inhabitants vaccinated on June 30, out of the 8.8 that the state counts. 52% have already received a dose, 37% are vaccinated completely,

according to the data on this Tuesday 4 May of the "New York Times" . in China, fresh eggs and shopping coupons

first country affected by the CVIV-19, but also first country to get out of the pandemic, China also strongly encourages its citizens to be vaccinated and several initiatives have seen the day. Thus in the suburbs of Beijing, the district of Daxing offers vouchers to people who have received their two doses.

Russia, China, India ... These "alternative vaccines" entering the race in another neighborhood, the authorities promised two egg boxes at the over 60 years duly vaccinated. Others get free tickets to visit the Lamas Temple, a famous Buddhist site of the Beijing capital. Normal ticket price: 25 yuan (3 euros).

The world's most populous country has 280 million doses (most available vaccines require two doses), nearly 20% of its population on May 4th. It plans to vaccinate 40% of the Chinese by June.

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