An increase in vaccinations across the globe is proving to be the much needed shot the global economic recovery needed. Stock prices are hovering at record highs and demand for fuel as air travel restrictions are lifted and cars return to the road has boosted oil over $70 a barrel.
Hong Kong tycoons are taking vaccinations so seriously that they’re offering millions of dollars in food vouchers, a Tesla or even a pile of gold as prizes to boost the inoculation rate.
Back home in South Africa, however, there are several bottlenecks that need to be fixed to expedite Covid-19 vaccinations nationwide, reports Daily Maverick.
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