U.S. administers 464.4 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC

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Dec 2 (Reuters) - The United States has administered 464,445,580 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Thursday morning and distributed 578,263,565 doses, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Those figures are up from the 462,263,845 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by Dec. 1 out of 575,721,925 doses delivered.

The agency said 234,269,053 people had received at least one dose while 197,838,728 people are fully vaccinated as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Thursday.

The CDC tally includes two-dose vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech , as well as Johnson & Johnson's one-shot vaccine.

About 43.0 million people received a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine from either Pfizer or Moderna or J&J. Booster doses from Moderna and Johnson & Johnson were authorized by the U.S. health regulator on Oct. 20. (Reporting by Manojna Maddipatla in Bengaluru; Editing by Krishna Chandra Eluri)

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