The speed of daily COVID cases has reduced in 30 states and the District of Columbia as stated by the research of Johns Hopkins University displays. 1 out of 3 Americans is fully vaccinated now. The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention data shows that 45% of the U.S. got at least one vaccine shot, and more than 33% of the U.S. population is fully vaccinated.
The U.S. vaccination process is increasing quickly. An average of the one-third population is now fully vaccinated, more than 91 million people. They have got at least one shot of vaccination. Almost every state has declared to make all adults eligible by 1st May as ordered by President Biden. But according to New York Times vaccine rollout tracker- Arkansas and New York still have not announced any timeline for their people. Also, Wyoming, a third state, has not yet declared when the adults would get the vaccine shot. In Arkansas, a database shows, 13% of three million of the population has been completely vaccinated. The government Asa Hutchinson has extended the eligibility to military veterans to at least 18 years old. The decision was adopted after additional essential workers, and adults’ appointment was opened for those between 16 to 64 having health issues.
Updates on Covid Cases in the U.S.
According to John Hopkins University’s seven-day average data, there are 45,000 daily new cases in the U.S. The lowest levels of case count in the whole nation are at the lowest level since October. The average daily cases were reduced by more than 5% in 30 states and the District of Columbia last week.
Updates on Covid deaths in the U.S.
There are 677 deaths in the U.S. according to the updated seven-day average of daily Covid deaths, and throughout the Covid, it has exceeded 580,000.
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One-third of Americans are fully vaccinated.
Covid cases in the U.S. have increased somewhat. On the other hand, vaccinations are putting their efforts. Currently, 30%, almost one-third of the population is fully vaccinated. Johns Hopkins University collected the data, which shows about 57,000 new cases were reported for Thursday. This data was published by Friday. There was an increase in Thursday’s data from Wednesday’s. A total of 55,125! But it was below the 60,000 targets in the six successive days.
Half of Texas has received at least one shot of vaccine!
Half of the Texas, 18 and 18+ got their first vaccine shot, making the state stronger to fight against the COVID-19. A Houston Chronicle analysis of federal data reports that at least one shot of Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, or Moderna vaccine is injected in 10.9 million 18 and 18+ people in Texas. The Texas Department of State Health Services started the eligibility to vaccinate the phase 1B group, people over 65, or people with chronic health issues.
The vaccination does not infect people!
Social media covers the posts that associate the COVID-19 vaccination with shingles and other painful skin diseases. Alex Berenson is a source of such a post which is an author and vaccine critic. His posts lead to misinformation. Firstly, he posted on Twitter, which then got into Facebook. It was a photo of a man, covered in a rash. The post stated that the man accused the covid vaccination he received a few weeks earlier for his skin outbreak. It included false information which directed the man’s doctor. It stated a likely diagnosis, a kind of rash activated by infections or the medications like herpes. By that information, Alex Berenson assumed that covid vaccines cause shingles and painful and dangerous skin diseases.
Pfizer Inc increases Covid-19 vaccine manufacturing.
Pfizer Inc. is increasing its manufacturing for Covid-19 vaccinations for this year and the following year. They would manufacture extra dosses and would send them to developing countries to help them. Chief Executive Albert Bourla states that this year, they expect to manufacture 3 billion doses and 4 billion doses the following year. Pfizer (developed the vaccine with BioNTech SE) revealed the increment in production as the vaccine manufacturers of the developing countries face stress to send them more.
Emergency use of China’s Sinopharm vaccine
On Friday, The WHO approved a Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use to help developing countries that cannot access the vaccines by Chinese manufacturer Sinopharm. The chances are that this approval can make the Sinopharm vaccine include in the U.N. COVAX program. They tend to deliver free vaccines to countries with 92 lower incomes. This data is disclosed to the public, except for efficacy numbers for its two vaccines produced by the Wuhan Institue of Biological Products and the Beijing Institute of Biological Products. According to WHO, the vaccine is effective by 78%.
Johns Hopkins University’s research shows that the number of cases has reduced in 30 states. One-third of America is now fully vaccinated, and over 45% of the population has received their first shot of vaccine. The number of Covid cases reduced is more than 5%, and the death rates have also decreased. More than 10.9 million people in Texas are injected with the vaccine. Pfizer Inc. is increasing its manufacturing to help developing countries. The additional supply of the vaccine will help them. WHO approved Chinese manufacturer, Sinopharm vaccine? It is 78% effective.