Shoot your shot: US state offers $1 mn Covid vaccine lottery

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Washington (AFP) – As US officials scramble to convince citizens to get vaccinated against Covid-19, one state is putting its money where its mouth is — offering millions in lottery prizes for those who have received an injection. Ohio governor Mike DeWine tweeted Wednesday that his state will give a $1 million prize away every week for five weeks in a lottery open to residents over the age of 18 who have received at least one dose of a Covid vaccine.  “I know that some may say, ‘DeWine, you’re crazy! This million-dollar drawing idea of yours is a waste of money,'” he tweeted. “But truly, the…

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