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Almost half U.S. population is partially vaccinated against COVID-19 — while Asia remains a virus hot spot

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Almost half U.S. population is partially vaccinated against COVID-19 — while Asia remains a virus hot spot

The U.S. COVID-19 vaccine drive is showing marked progress in reducing infections, hospitalizations and deaths with new cases down 32% in the last two weeks, according to a New York Times tracker, and almost 50% of Americans are partially vaccinated.