U.S. administers over 350 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines -CDC – Reuters

Jane Nickert, director of nursing for the Washtenaw County Health Department converses with a person getting ready to receive their COVID-19 vaccine during an event hosted by Southeast Michigan Pull Over Prevention at Grace Fellowship Church in Ypsilanti, Michigan, U.S., August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Emily Elconin

Aug 7 (Reuters) – The United States has administered 350,627,188 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Saturday morning and distributed 407,550,175 doses, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Those figures are up from the 349,787,479 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by Aug. 6, out of 405,102,715 doses delivered.

The agency said 194,346,486 people had received at least one dose, while 166,203,176 people were fully vaccinated as of Saturday. (https://bit.ly/3iAW4FH)

The CDC tally includes two-dose vaccines from Moderna (MRNA.O) and Pfizer/BioNTech (PFE.N), , as well as Johnson & Johnson’s (JNJ.N) one-shot vaccine as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Saturday.

Reporting by Aakriti Bhalla in Bengaluru; Editing by David Gregorio

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