Therapy Areas: Vaccines
US CDC reports administration of 263.1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in the US
12 May 2021 -

The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that the US has administered 263,132,561 doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of 6:00 hours ET on 11 May 2021 and distributed 334,081,065 doses, Reuters news agency reported on Wednesday.

This is an increase over figures of 10 May 2021 when 261,599,381 vaccine doses were administered out of 329,843,825 doses delivered.

As of 11 May 2021, 153,448,316 people had received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, while 116,576,359 people are fully vaccinated, the CDC said.

This tally by CDC includes two-dose vaccines from US pharmaceutical companies Moderna Inc (Nasdaq:MRNA) and Pfizer (NYSE:PFE)/BioNTech, as well as Johnson & Johnson's (NYSE:JNJ one-shot vaccine.