Why haven’t you been vaccinated against covid-19? Myths and misconception about the vaccine
Since we started talking about the development of vaccines against covid-19, we have received dozens of questions. Some of people’s doubts point to myths and misinformation that are generated on the internet and casual conversations. We asked our audience what the reasons are why they haven’t been vaccinated. In this episode, Dr. Elmer Huerta refutes, with science, these theories and myths.
Half of the U.S. population is fully vaccinated against covid-19, according to White House data director Dr. Cyrus Shahpar.
In a tweet On Friday, Shahpar said it was reported that more than 821,000 doses had been administered over the previous day’s total, including about 555,000 people who received their first injection.
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The first dose of the covid-19 vaccine was administered about nine months ago, on December 14, 2020. It took about four months, until the end of March, to fully vaccinate a quarter of the U.S. population. In addition, it took another four and a half months to reach half, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The CDC’s COVID-19 data tracker has not yet been officially updated with this data, but is expected to do so this afternoon
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According to the latest data available from the CDC dashboard, an average of 699,261 doses per day have been administered over the past seven days. Meanwhile, an average of 464,778 people started vaccination each day.
Vaccines against covid-19 in the U.S. reached a record high in mid-April, with an average of more than 3 million injections given each day and about 2 million people starting vaccination each day.