Pay people to get vaccinated? It works - VPR

Research says appealing to one of humanity’s most basic wants - more money - might help public health officials get to ‘herd immunity’ vaccination levels.

"And so, people research different strategies [and] one of them [was] modest financial incentives. And the incentives had the strongest effect. It increased the odds of completing that regimen seven-fold. The baseline rate was 5% [participation]. With the incentives, you could get 35%. But [you're] seven times more likely to get people through the regimen if you use modest financial incentives."


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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2021-01-29 16:27:07 -0500