In order to be eligible to withdraw money from federal funds, participants in Ohio must be at least 18 years old and receive the first dose. The second lottery ticket is for minors.
In the United States, the daily dose administered every day is falling, so more and more people are convinced of uncertain motivations. Beer, donuts or sports tickets… The governor of Ohio, USA, cracked down hard. He announced on Wednesday, May 12, that a $1 million lottery would be drawn for people with injections.
In order to win the prize pool, participants must be at least 18 years old, live in Ohio, and have received at least one dose of anti-Covid vaccine.
“I know someone might say: “DeWine, you are crazy!Your million dollar lottery idea is a waste of money“. But the real waste in the current epidemic – When vaccines are available to everyone who wants – Died of Covid-19″, Said Mike DeWine, the Republican Governor of the Northern United States.
The first winner will be announced on May 26.Then a new winner will be drawn “Every Wednesday, five weeks in total” And get the same amount every time, DeWine said. The money will be drawn from existing federal funds used to deal with the pandemic.
At the same time, a similar lottery for those under the age of 17 who have not been vaccinated will receive a four-year full scholarship from a state university in Ohio, which is a valuable gain in a country where higher education is expensive.
On Monday, the U.S. Drug Administration (FDA) extended the authorization of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to adolescents between 12 and 15 years of age.
In order to persuade uncertain people to vaccinate, the states are stepping up actions. The State of Maryland announced in early May that if state employees are vaccinated, they will receive $100.
In West Virginia, the same amount of savings bonus is offered to people in the 16-35 age group who do not want to be vaccinated. Approximately 58.7% of American adults have received at least one injection.