The United States administers 407.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

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The United States administered 407,446,961 doses of COVID-19 vaccines on Saturday morning (October 16) and distributed 494,918,755 doses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The numbers are higher than the 406,570,875 vaccine doses that the CDC said had gone into arms by October 15 of 493,139,295 doses.

The agency said 218,562,924 people had received at least one dose while 188,902,483 people were fully vaccinated as of 6 a.m. ET Saturday.

The CDC report contains two-dose vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech, and Johnson & Johnson’s single-use vaccine.

More than 10.1 million people have received a booster dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine since August 13, when the United States approved a third dose of the vaccine for people with compromised immune systems. The authority for booster shots has since been extended to a wider population.

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