Hong Kong’s latest efforts to incentivise coronavirus vaccinations have proved unpopular with some. Photo: EPA-EFE Hong Kong’s latest efforts to incentivise coronavirus vaccinations have proved unpopular with some. Photo: EPA-EFE
Hong Kong’s latest efforts to incentivise coronavirus vaccinations have proved unpopular with some. Photo: EPA-EFE

Explainer |
Why is Hong Kong’s coronavirus ‘vaccine bubble’ plan already drawing flak, and how does it compare to similar efforts globally?

  • In a bid to boost sluggish vaccination rates, Carrie Lam’s new scheme is offering city residents greater freedom, but private businesses are up in arms about rules changes they have to manage
  • Countries like Israel offer an example of widespread acceptance of Covid-19 jabs accompanying concrete rewards such as travel passes, but experts warn against pushing Hongkongers too hard

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong’s latest efforts to incentivise coronavirus vaccinations have proved unpopular with some. Photo: EPA-EFE Hong Kong’s latest efforts to incentivise coronavirus vaccinations have proved unpopular with some. Photo: EPA-EFE
Hong Kong’s latest efforts to incentivise coronavirus vaccinations have proved unpopular with some. Photo: EPA-EFE
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