Take a look at how many doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been given until now. There is a long way to have all the country immunized. Read on to find out all the details.
The biggest vaccination campaign in history has begun. The US move some steps in the vaccination campaign however there is still a long way to go. Check out how many doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been given in this article. Keep reading to find out how many vaccines have been yet applied.
Vaccinations in the U.S. began December 14 with health-care workers, and so far 4.33 million doses have been given, according to a state-by-state tally by Bloomberg and data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Across the U.S., 1.3% of the population has been vaccinated and 33% of the shots distributed to states have been administered. Up to date, Ohio is the state with a higher percentage of shots used (54.9%). However, California was the state that received more doses (1,476,425).
The U.S. is managing state allocations of Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine, as well as Moderna’s shot, with the goal of getting 20 million doses distributed by early January. Both vaccines require two doses taken several weeks apart. The second doses are being held in reserve until they’re ready to be administered.
The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has now been cleared for use across North America, Europe, some countries of Latin America and the Middle East, and vaccination campaigns have begun in at least 30 countries. That shot and the vaccine from Moderna were both found to reduce coronavirus infections by 95% in trials of tens of thousands of volunteers.
A vaccine by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford got its first major authorization, by the U.K., on December 30. China has also cleared Sinopharm’s vaccine for general use, with the goal of vaccinating 50 million people thereby early February.