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A Third Of U.S. Population Has Received 1 Dose Of A COVID-19 Vaccine

The U.S. is averaging more than three million shots per day and the daily coronavirus death toll in the U.S. is at its lowest level in months.
Posted at 2:58 PM, Apr 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-06 16:58:00-04

About one-third of the U.S. population has received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Same goes for three-quarters of those 65 and older. 

President Biden is moving up the deadline for all American adults to be eligible for a vaccine up to April 19, two weeks earlier than his initial deadline.

But new COVID variants and a rise in new infections are creating fresh challenges in the pandemic fight.


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