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U.S. administers 443.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC - Metro US

U.S. administers 443.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines – CDC

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(Reuters) – The United States had administered 443,374,199 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Tuesday morning and distributed 556,077,145 doses, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Those figures are up from the 442,005,260 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by Nov. 15 out of 553,705,305 doses delivered.

The agency said 227,691,941 people had received at least one dose while 195,435,688 people had been fully vaccinated as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday.

The CDC tally includes two-dose vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech,, as well as Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine.

About 30.7 million people have received a booster dose of either Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine. Booster doses from Moderna and Johnson & Johnson were authorized by the U.S. health regulator on Oct. 20.

(Reporting by Mrinalika Roy in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi)

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