New Jersey officials, US leaders aim to increase vaccine numbers as COVID-19 cases spike

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says just under half of Americans are fully vaccinated.

News 12 Staff

Jul 26, 2021, 9:54 AM

Updated 1,003 days ago

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The number of people receiving a COVID-19 vaccine number is increasing, but New Jersey officials and other leaders around the country say it’s not fast enough. 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says just under half of Americans are fully vaccinated.
The number of fully vaccinated people is higher in New Jersey, but the concern is for those who are not vaccinated.
News 12 is told almost all of the new cases nationwide are among people who are not vaccinated.
Dr. Anthony Fauci says it's important for those who are pro-vaccine to get out in the community and tell more people to get the shot.
President Joe Biden and the CDC are now looking at whether mask guidelines should be revisited.


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