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U.S. administers nearly 334.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

(Reuters) – The United States had administered 334,151,648 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Saturday morning and distributed 387,006,120 doses, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Sunday.

A total of 333,565,404 vaccine doses had been administered by July 10, the CDC said.

The Atlanta-based agency said 184,132,768 people had received at least one dose while 159,266,536 people were fully vaccinated as of Sunday.

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

(Reporting by Anirudh Saligrama in Bengaluru; Editing by Daniel Wallis)

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