U.S. administers nearly 394 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC

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FILE PHOTO: Vaccines are administered to students at Ohio State University

(Reuters) - The United States had administered 393,756,866 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Friday morning and distributed 477,069,555 doses, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Those figures are up from the 392,909,995 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by Thursday out of 474,245,945 doses delivered.

The agency said 214,597,690 people had received at least one dose while 184,852,416 people had been fully vaccinated as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Friday.

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

About 4.36 million people have received an additional dose of either Pfizer or Moderna's vaccine since Aug. 13, when the U.S. authorized a third dose of the vaccines for people with compromised immune systems who are likely to have weaker protection from the two-dose regimens.

(Reporting by Manas Mishra in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi)

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