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COVID-19 vaccinations have helped to drastically reduce daily positive cases in the U.S. When the first COVID-19 vaccinations became available to Americans in mid-December of 2020, hopes were high that they would represent the turning point in our battle against the Coronavirus pandemic. At that point, daily positive COVID-19 cases in America were at their highest to date and would continue to climb until early January, when they reached more than 240,000 positive cases a day. With vaccines steadily being administered to more and more of the American population, the positive case count has plummeted to just over 60,000 a day, marking a roughly 75% drop in infections, as shown below.

Increased delivery and better administration of the vaccine will save thousands of lives.

The expedient delivery and administration of the COVID-19 vaccinations has been critical in the fight against the pandemic. Operation Warp Speed has taken unprecedented steps,  coordinating government entities with private industries to ensure that the process takes place as quickly as possible. In the two and half months since the first vaccinations were made available to the public, 80% of delivered doses have been administered. This rate has allowed 20% of the population over the age of 18 to receive at least one dose of the vaccine.

Vaccinations are effectively reducing the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S.

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