Vaccine take-up is relatively low among the elderly. Photo: Reuters
Vaccine take-up is relatively low among the elderly. Photo: Reuters

Chinese capital offers elderly Covid vaccine-related health insurance to ease hesitancy

  • Relatively low vaccine take-ups among the most vulnerable age groups are a key weakness in the country’s ‘dynamic zero-Covid’ strategy
  • The new plan for Beijing offers payouts of up to US$74,200 with premiums covered by the government in an effort to overcome vaccine hesitancy

Vaccine take-up is relatively low among the elderly. Photo: Reuters
Vaccine take-up is relatively low among the elderly. Photo: Reuters
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