… 100 million people across the country have gotten at least one dose of a COVID vaccine…
About 40 Percent of Adults in the United States Have Received One Dose of a COVID Vaccine
By John McCormack, National Review
April 2, 2021
America is hitting a milestone: 100 million people across the country have gotten at least one dose of a COVID vaccine.
There are about 257 million adults living in the United States (and only those aged 16 and above may receive a COVID vaccine), so that means nearly 40 percent of all adults in the country have gotten at least one dose.
The United States is now averaging three million shots a day. That’s a mix of first and second doses, but back-of-the-envelope math suggests that by the end of April or early May we’ll be close to having 60 percent of the U.S. adult population with at least one shot in their arms.
I should emphasize again that that’s my rough estimate, and it will depend on demand for the vaccine holding steady. According to a new Kaiser Health News poll, 62 percent of Americans want the vaccine as soon as possible (or have already received it), 17 percent are taking a “wait and see” approach, while 20 percent of Americans do not want to be vaccinated...
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