(CNN) – The US has hit a new milestone Tuesday with 50% of adults becoming fully vaccinated against COVID-19, CDC reports
Over 131 million Americans have been fully vaccinated as of Tuesday morning.
“This is a major milestone in our country’s vaccination efforts,” White House Senior COVID-19 Advisor Andy Slavitt said during a White House briefing, noting only 1% of Americans were vaccinated when President Joe Biden entered office in January.
Earlier this month, Biden said he wanted 160 million US adults fully vaccinated by July 4.
The Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 was...