Most states in the U.S. have expanded the scope of application of doses
Washington stateThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Monday that all people over the age of 16 in the United States can get the Covid-19 vaccine.
According to the latest recommendations of the US Department of Health, according to Reuters, people aged 16 and over with underlying diseases should be the first to receive the vaccine. These underlying diseases will increase the serious threat caused by the coronavirus. Risk of complications of life.
Most states in the United States have expanded the application of the Covid-19 vaccine to people of this age group. Alaska was the first state to extend vaccine coverage to 16 years old, followed by Georgia, Texas and California.
In early April, US President Joe Biden instructed states to expand the use of vaccines for people 18 and over by April 19.
Although testing is ongoing, the Covid-19 vaccine has not yet been authorized for people under 16 years of age.
According to the CDC, more than half of American adults have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.