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17 percent of Americans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19



Nearly 58 million Americans have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 – and nearly 102 million have received at least one shot, according to data released Friday.

A total of 17 percent of the U.S. population has been fully vaccinated, while 30 percent have received at least one shot, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The majority of fully vaccinated people – approximately 53 percent – are 65 years of age or older, while 22 percent of other adults are fully inoculated, according to the data.

On the other hand, 32.9 million people or 9.9 percent of the population were fully vaccinated by March 10. And 62.4 million people, or 1

8.8 percent, received at least one dose.

A total of 57.9 million people in the United States have been fully vaccinated, while 101.8 million people have received at least one dose since Friday, officials said.

Patients sit in the observation area after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the Lumen Field Event Center in Seattle, Washington on March 13, 2021.
Patients sit in the observation area after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the Lumen Field Event Center in Seattle on March 13, 2021.
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Countries with the lowest vaccination rates include Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia.

Three vaccines against COVID-19 are available in the United States – a two-dose shot by Pfizer, another dose shot by Moderna and a single dose shot by Johnson & Johnson.


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