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One in five US adults fully vaccinated against COVID-19 has received a booster shot, According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a new milestone for stronger immunizations by expanding the agency’s booster shot eligibility.

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CDC said 36 million Fully vaccinated adults had taken a COVID-19 booster shot as of Tuesday.

The CDC recorded its first major jump in the number of booster shots administered since September 24, when CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Valensky endorses Pfizer’s vaccine boosters for seniors and adults who are at high risk for COVID-19 exposure because of their jobs or medical. History.

The 7-day moving average of administered booster shots rose from about 90,000 in the week ended September 24 to more than 400,000 a week later.

A week after the CDC recommended booster shots for all Johnson & Johnson vaccine recipients and high-risk Moderna recipients in late October, the average number of daily booster shots administered in the US again rose from 335,000 to more than 820,000.

CDC All adults qualified for booster shots on Friday, regardless of the type of vaccine, but the agency hasn’t reported a daily average since then.

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