70% of adults in the U.S. have now received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dosewww.marketwatch.com
The U.S. reached a COVID-19 milestone on Monday by having 70% of American adults receive at least one dose of a vaccine, according to a tweet from Cyrus Shahpar, White House COVID-19 data director, emergency physician and epidemiologist. President Joe Biden had wanted to reach that goal by the July 4 holiday, but the U.S. vaccine program had slowed sharply in the weeks preceding that date. More than 468,000 doses had been reported to have been administered by early afternoon Monday, including...www.marketwatch.com
As of Saturday, Canada has vaccinated 48.64 per cent of the population with two doses compared to 48.4 per cent of the American population.Global News
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.U.S.
The U.S. has donated more than 110 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccines to 60 countries, the White House said Tuesday, as President Biden plots new ways to get more Americans immunized at home. “According to the United Nations, this is more than the donations of all other countries combinedThe Washington Times
There was no celebration at the White House, nor a setting of a new target for COVID-19 vaccinations, as the administration instead struggles to overcome public resistance.Global News
Pfizer Inc. and German partner BioNTech SE said Friday the U.S. government has purchased an additional 200 million doses of their COVID-19 vaccine. The partners said the new doses will be delivered from Oct. 2021 through April 2022. The new order brings the total the two companies will deliver to the U.S. government under its existing supply agreement to 500 million. Separately, on June 10, the companies confirmed an order for 500 million doses that the U.S. government plans to donate to the...www.marketwatch.com