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U.S. administers 339.1 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC

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A healthcare worker prepares a Pfizer coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 7, 2021. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

July 21 (Reuters) - The United States has administered 339,102,867 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Wednesday morning and distributed 391,248,955 doses, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Those figures are up from the 338,491,374 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by July 20 out of 390,735,975 doses delivered.

The agency said 186,819,440 people had received at least one dose while 161,895,045 people are fully vaccinated as of Wednesday.

The CDC tally includes two-dose vaccines from Moderna (MRNA.O) and Pfizer/BioNTech (PFE.N), , as well as Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ.N) one-shot vaccine as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday.

Reporting by Mrinalika Roy in Bengaluru

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