Dec 2 (Reuters) - The United States has administered
464,445,580 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of
Thursday morning and distributed 578,263,565 doses, the U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
Those figures are up from the 462,263,845 vaccine doses the
CDC said had gone into arms by Dec. 1 out of 575,721,925 doses
The agency said 234,269,053 people had received at least one
dose while 197,838,728 people are fully vaccinated as of 6:00
a.m. ET on Thursday.
The CDC tally includes two-dose vaccines from Moderna
and Pfizer/BioNTech , as well as
Johnson & Johnson's one-shot vaccine.
About 43.0 million people received a booster dose of
COVID-19 vaccine from either Pfizer or Moderna or J&J. Booster
doses from Moderna and Johnson & Johnson were authorized by the
U.S. health regulator on Oct. 20.
(Reporting by Manojna Maddipatla in Bengaluru; Editing by
Krishna Chandra Eluri)