A brothel in Vienna has devised a bizarre new incentive to encourage people to get jabbed. They will offer a free 30-minute session “with a lady of choice” in their sexual “sauna club.”

In a bid to increase clientele and boost Austria’s overall vaccination rate, jabs will be offered every Monday between 4pm to 10pm through the end of November.

“Due to the pandemic, we have registered a 50% decrease [in clients], with this initiative we hope that the number of customers will rise again,” Funpalast said.

Roughly over 60 per cent of Austria’s population is fully vaccinated. As part of their “2G” rule, those who are unable to provide full vaccination status or recovery from Coronavirus will be banned from visiting hairdressers, cafes, restaurants, hotel and cinema visits or events with more than 25 people.

Peter Laskaris, manager of Funpalast, told Reuters: “Basically, I was looking at the statistics, and I read that we need like 70/75% for us to reach herd immunity, but we’re currently only at 63%.

“And then I noticed in the statistics that very many men, very many men with a migration background, virtually refuse vaccination or don’t even know that you can be vaccinated.

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“And since we are actually reaching this target group, we decided to set up a vaccination [clinic] here.”

A man who visited the brothel said: “I would have gotten vaccinated anyway, but the 2G rule has certainly accelerated things a little.

“And since an acquaintance of mine organised this action, I thought ‘Lets go for it’.

“I think this is perfectly ok because we can achieve a better immunisation rate this way and that’s necessary to end the pandemic at some point.”

One of the Funpalast workers added: “Well, I think it’s a very good idea to have a vaccination street in the Funpalast, because the name fun palace suggests to have a bit of fun here and return back to normality a bit more.

“And I also think it’s a great idea that this is being offered for women, children and of course men.”

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