Coronavirus: will more stick and less carrot strategy spur Europe’s vaccinations?

In Athens, a Covid-19 vaccine will help get you into a bar. In Prague, it might win you an iPhone. But in some places, you’ll need it to keep your job.

As governments across Europe push to get everyday life back to normal, the carrot-and-stick approach to inoculations is shifting more to the latter. In France, President Emmanuel Macron pledged a “summer of mobilising for vaccinations,” with compulsory shots for health care workers. Italy, Greece and the UK are going down the same road, moving…


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