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U.S. administers 434.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines – CDC

(Reuters) – The United States had administered 434,486,889 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Wednesday morning and distributed 541,361,525 doses, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Those figures are up from the 433,156,393 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by Nov. 9 out of the 536,665,505 doses delivered.

The agency said 224,660,453 people had received at least one dose while 194,382,921 people had been fully vaccinated as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday.

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

About 26.1 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; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi)

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