People walk past a poster in Causeway Bay encouraging the public to take the Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
People walk past a poster in Causeway Bay encouraging the public to take the Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Letters | Coronavirus in Hong Kong: a day’s paid leave could help boost vaccination rate

  • While changing people’s mindset about getting vaccinated will take time and education, giving employees a day’s paid leave after vaccination is a government policy that could enhance the participation rate
  • In New York, the vaccination rate climbed after employees taking the vaccine were given four hours paid leave

People walk past a poster in Causeway Bay encouraging the public to take the Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
People walk past a poster in Causeway Bay encouraging the public to take the Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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