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CDC: 51% of population has received at least 1 COVID vaccine dose

Posted at 12:13 PM, May 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-31 15:47:00-04

As more businesses ditch their face mask policies, more Americans are getting vaccinated.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says about 51% of the population has received at least one dose of the vaccine and about 41% are fully vaccinated.

The agency says the biggest obstacle remains the lack of access for rural and poorer areas.