Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Good news - Half of Americans vaccinated against Covid-19 as of 05/25/21

From The Week on 05/26/21

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data has confirmed that half of U.S. adults, or more than 129 million Americans, are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the White House said Tuesday. 

"This is a major milestone in our country's vaccination efforts," said White House senior COVID-19 adviser Andy Slavitt. About 164 million Americans have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to the CDC. 

President Biden said earlier this month he was aiming for 160 million Americans to be fully vaccinated and for 70 percent of American adults to have received at least one dose by July 4, which he said would be a "serious step towards a return to normal." Everyone age 12 and up is now eligible to be vaccinated. [ABC NewsCNN]

Editor's note:

Unitarian Universalists covenant together to affirm and promote a respect for the interdependent web of existence of which we all are a part. Participating in good public health practices is one way of showing this respect.

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