Vaccinations Are Up, But So Are COVID-19 Cases : Short Wave More than 61 million people in the U.S. are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We're also now averaging over 3 million shots per day. But at the same time, in at least 20 states, reported cases are on the rise again. So today, NPR health correspondent Allison Aubrey rounds up some of the latest coronavirus news – on vaccines, CDC guidance on travel, the possibility of a fourth wave, and more.

Have questions or concerns around the pandemic? Email us at shortwave@npr.org.
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Vaccinations Are Up, But So Are COVID-19 Cases

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Vaccinations Are Up, But So Are COVID-19 Cases

Vaccinations Are Up, But So Are COVID-19 Cases

Vaccinations Are Up, But So Are COVID-19 Cases

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A pharmacy technician fills syringes of COVID-19 vaccines at Whitney M. Young Elementary School in Louisville, Kentucky. Jon Cherry/Getty Images hide caption

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A pharmacy technician fills syringes of COVID-19 vaccines at Whitney M. Young Elementary School in Louisville, Kentucky.

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More than 61 million people in the U.S. are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We're also now averaging over 3 million shots per day. But at the same time, in at least 20 states, reported cases are on the rise again. So today, NPR health correspondent Allison Aubrey rounds up some of the latest coronavirus news – on vaccines, CDC guidance on travel, the possibility of a fourth wave, and more.

Have questions or concerns around the pandemic? Email us at shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Rebecca Ramirez, edited by Jane Greenhalgh and Viet Le, and fact-checked by Rasha Aridi.