According to the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control tally, 101.8 million Americans have received at least one dose, of which 58 million are fully immunized.
A figure to make many European countries envy. More than 100 million people had received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine on Friday April 2 in the United States , according to data from the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), the main federal agency for public health of the country. In detail, more than 101.8 million people have received at least one injection of the vaccine, and 58 million people are fully vaccinated, including more than one in two people over 65 years.
90% of adults soon eligible
Confirming the dramatic rise of the American vaccination campaign, President Joe Biden has promised that 90% of adults will be eligible for the vaccine by April 19, and announced the goal of 200 million injections on the hundredth day upon taking office. The Democratic president’s goal is for Americans to come together “in small groups” to celebrate the Fourth of July National Day.
Three vaccines are now authorized in the United States: that of Johnson & Johnson (only one injection needed per person) and those of the Pfizer / BioNTech alliance and Moderna (two doses). Despite these advances in mass vaccination, the country is experiencing a resurgence of positive coronavirus cases. The pandemic nearly 1,000 deaths on average per day in the United States, according to health authorities.