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U.S. administers 270.8 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC

May 15 (Reuters) - The United States has administered 270,832,342 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Saturday morning and distributed 344,503,395 doses, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said.

Those figures are up from the 268,438,666 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by Friday out of 341,865,945 doses delivered.

The agency said 156,217,367 people had received at least one dose, while 121,768,268 people are fully vaccinated.

The CDC tally includes two-dose vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech , as well as Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Saturday. (Reporting by Radhika Anilkumar in Bengaluru; Editing by Aurora Ellis)

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