Cash incentives could convince holdouts to sign up for vaccination, study finds


PETALING JAYA: Cash incentives and prizes could be just the thing to convince Malaysians to be vaccinated against Covid-19 as the country inches towards herd immunity, a study has found.

Preliminary results of a study titled "Norms, Trusts and Increasing Vaccine Registration in Malaysia" by the Asean Research Centre at Asia School of Business published on Thursday (Sept 2) suggest that providing the chance to win cash prizes through vaccination sign-ups or a lucky draw is an effective way of increasing registration rates.

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