COVID News Round-Up: Vaccination Progress, Booster Shots, Travel : Short Wave Nationwide, almost 65% of adults have had at least one vaccine shot, but vaccination rates vary significantly depending on the state. NPR health correspondent Allison Aubrey gives us the latest on the country's vaccination progress: which states are on track (and which are not), new research about why it's important teenagers get vaccinated, and what we know about the possibility of booster shots.
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COVID News Round-Up: Vaccination Progress, Booster Shots, Travel

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COVID News Round-Up: Vaccination Progress, Booster Shots, Travel

COVID News Round-Up: Vaccination Progress, Booster Shots, Travel

COVID News Round-Up: Vaccination Progress, Booster Shots, Travel

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President Biden aims to have 70% of adults vaccinated with at least one shot by July 4. About a dozen states have reached that goal, but vaccination rates in some other states remain low. Yulia Reznikov/Getty Images hide caption

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President Biden aims to have 70% of adults vaccinated with at least one shot by July 4. About a dozen states have reached that goal, but vaccination rates in some other states remain low.

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Nationwide, almost 65% of adults have had at least one vaccine shot, but vaccination rates vary significantly depending on the state. NPR health correspondent Allison Aubrey gives us the latest on the country's vaccination progress: which states are on track (and which are not), new research about why it's important teenagers get vaccinated, and what we know about the possibility of booster shots.

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