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Coronavirus: China’s cash-and-stick approach to vaccinating the elderly

In China’s southern Guangdong province, a teacher was told by her school that she must somehow find four unvaccinated individuals aged 60 or older and get them to take Covid-19 shots to help boost the district’s elderly inoculation rate. Otherwise, her performance review would be affected. “But [I] have classes to teach … I can’t just leave my students and go looking for a needle in a haystack,” said the teacher, who goes by the name Sherry. Because some other individuals in her district had…

Read the original article at South China Morning Post

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