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US administers 480.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine – CDC

(Reuters) – The United States administered 480,567,772 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine domestically as of Friday morning and distributed 591,558,685 doses, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

These numbers are up from 477,433,765 doses of the vaccine that the CDC said were administered on Thursday out of 588,422,575 doses delivered.

The agency said 238,143,066 people had received at least one dose while 201,279,582 people were fully vaccinated as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Friday.

The CDC tally includes the Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech two-dose vaccines, as well as the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine.

About 51.7 million people have received booster doses of Pfizer, Moderna or J&J’s COVID-19 vaccines. The booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson were authorized by the US health regulator on October 20.

(Reporting by Bhanvi Satija in Bengaluru; Editing by Ramakrishnan M.)

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