The Turning Point Germany Shifts Focus of Vaccine Drive to the Undecided and Skeptics

As the availability of vaccines against COVID-19 increases, authorities in Germany are facing a new obstacle: hesitancy among the population. Now leaders are betting on everything from mobile vaccine buses to concert vouchers and a bicycle lottery to convince people to get their jabs.
Rhineland-Palatinate Governor Malu Dreyer with a student at a vaccine event in Mainz on Wednesday

Rhineland-Palatinate Governor Malu Dreyer with a student at a vaccine event in Mainz on Wednesday

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Boris Roessler / dpa

DER SPIEGEL 28/2021
SPIEGEL International
Jürgen Zastrow, Cologne's chief vaccine officer: People offering vaccinations in socio-economically depressed neighborhoods were turned away as if they were pests.

Jürgen Zastrow, Cologne's chief vaccine officer: People offering vaccinations in socio-economically depressed neighborhoods were turned away as if they were pests.

Foto: Theodor Barth / DER SPIEGEL
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