COVID-19 Vaccination: These 7 amusing strategies are encouraging people to get vaccine shots
New Delhi | Jagran Trending Desk: From cash prizes to free cows, to food, to beer various unique incentives are being offered across the world to encourage people to get the COVID-19 vaccination. Different countries and cities have come up with amusing strategies to get their population vaccinated. Here are some of these strategies used to encourage people to get the COVID-19 shot.
In India, amidst the hesitancy in people to get the COVID-19 vaccination, the Central government has offered a cash prize to lure people into getting the jab. People need to submit photos of themselves getting the vaccination along with a tagline. The top 10 best entries will get Rs 5000 till the end of 2021 according to the government website.
Gold nose pin & hand blender:
In Gujrat’s Rajkot a goldsmith community offered to give gold nose pin to women and a hand blender to men who take the COVID vaccine set up by the community.
In Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram free biryani was handed out to encourage people to get vaccinated.
Free access to gyms:
In Dubai, for the first two weeks of May, the authorities rewarded fully vaccinated people with free access to gyms and fitness Centres.
Free food, beer & dessert:
Fast food companies in the US offered people free food, beer and dessert upon proving proof of Covid-19 vaccination.
A district of northern Thailand launched a campaign to vaccinate its people by offering live cow every week for 2 years. Excited by the offer, 43,000 people got their vaccination done for Coronavirus.
Not just eatable freebies, academic incentives are also offered to encourage people for vaccination. In New York residents between the age group of 12-17 were offered to enter into a raffle to win scholarship for public university.
Posted By: Sugandha Jha