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Vaccination damage insurance for seniors introduced

China has launched an insurance package designed to ease the fear of Covid-19 vaccination among the elderly. According to a report in the Financial Times, several cities across the country are providing citizens aged 60 and older with free insurance that will pay out the equivalent of up to $75,000 should illnesses occur as a result of Covid-19 vaccinations. Relatives should also be able to be compensated by the insurance in the event of deaths proven to have been triggered by vaccinations. The Financial Times reports that in Beijing alone, around 60,000 senior citizens have signed up for the insurance since April.

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