Seventy percent of American adults have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, officials said Monday, reaching a goal that President Joe Biden had hoped to reach a month ago.
More than 180.7 million Americans 18 years or older have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, according to the CDC.
.The goal was ambitious, but Monday's development is a good step, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday."But we’ve said from the beginning: Even when we set this goal, our work would not be done even when we reached it, and so we're forging ahead," she said.
As of Monday, more than 180.7 million Americans 18 years or older, or 70 percent, have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, according to theCenters for Disease Control and Prevention.For those 12 years or older, that percentage is 67.6 percent. Children younger than that are not eligible for the vaccination. A Food and Drug Administration official has said that emergency use authorization for younger children
could come by early to mid-winter.The 70 percent mark was reached with Covid-19 cases rising across the country, fueled by the more transmissible delta variant.The CDC recently recommended that everyonein indoor settings in areas where the coronavirus is spreading widely. The revised recommendation came in part because of evidence that fully vaccinated individuals who get infected with the variant can spread the virus just as easily as unvaccinated people. headtopics.com
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U.S. reaches 70% Covid vaccine milestone for adults about a month behind Biden's goalWhile the vaccine milestone is a significant achievement, it should be seen as a floor, rather than a ceiling, health experts say. 100% Fake News 100% Propaganda The MSM is the enemy of the people
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