White House says half of US adults fully vaccinated

US to reach major milestone in fight against the coronavirus today, White House official says.

Gary Willig ,

Vice President Kamala Harris receives second dose of COVID-19 vaccine
Vice President Kamala Harris receives second dose of COVID-19 vaccine
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The US will cross the 50% milestone today in the number of adult citizens who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.

“Today, the United States will reach 50 percent of American adults fully vaccinated,” a White House official said, according to AFP.

Over 60% of adults have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine so far.

Maine is the state with the highest vaccination rate, with 62% of adults fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to CNN.

Over half a million Americans have died from the coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic



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