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U.S. administers 339.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines – CDC

(Reuters) – The United States has administered 339,763,765 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Thursday morning and distributed 391,998,625 doses, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.

Those figures are up from the 339,102,867 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by July 21 out of 391,248,955 doses delivered.

The agency said 187,216,168 people had received at least one dose while 162,174,165 people are fully vaccinated as of Thursday.

The CDC tally includes two-dose vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech, as well as Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Thursday.

(Reporting by Trisha Roy in Bengaluru)


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