Can offers of cash persuade people to get their COVID-19 and flu shots?

Some patients think payments to get vaccinated are ‘weird’, says Associate Professor Katie Attwell.
Rachel Fieldhouse
Associate Professor Katie Attwell.

Going into winter 2023, only 38% of adults were up to date on COVID-19 shots, and 27% had received a flu shot, according to a Grattan Institute report.

Among over-70s, just around 20% had received a pneumococcal vaccine, and fewer than 50% were vaccinated against shingles.