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US may miss July 4 vaccination target as number of daily doses plummet

12 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / A deserted walk-in Covid-19 mass vaccination site at the Convention Center in downtown Washington, DC on June 1, 2021.
The rate of COVID-19 vaccinations in the US has now slowed to a crawl after weeks of decline in the number of doses given out each day. The continued trend threatens to further drag out the devastating pandemic. It also now imperils a goal set just last month by President Joe Biden to have 70 percent of American adults vaccinated with at least one dose by July 4.
On Monday, the country's seven-day average of doses administered per day was again below 1 million...
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