80% of US adults are vaccinated against COVID-19; parents await CDC’s approval for children 5 to 11

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New York Daily News

More than 80% of American adults have now received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and seven in 10 are fully vaccinated, White House officials said. White House coronavirus task force chief Dr. Jeff Zients said on Monday that the statistical benchmarks show the U.S. is making significant progress fighting the pandemic, especially as the country awaits final approval of the shots for children aged 5 to 11. “These are important milestones,” Zients said. “We know vaccines are the very best tool we have to accelerating our path out of the pandemic.” Zients said the numbers reflect the suc…

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