U.S. administers 346.5 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines -CDC – Reuters

Nurse Sh’kyra Wagoner fills up syringes with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at a mobile pop-up vaccination clinic hosted by the Detroit Health Department with the Detroit Public Schools Community District at Renaissance High School in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., July 26, 2021. REUTERS/Emily Elconin

Aug 1 (Reuters) – The United States had administered 346,456,669 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Sunday morning, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

The figures were up from the 345,640,466 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by July 31.

The agency said 191,498,983 people had received at least one dose, while 164,757,423 people were fully vaccinated as of Sunday.

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 a.m. ET on Sunday.

Reporting by Aakriti Bhalla in Bengaluru
Editing by Chris Reese

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