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Johnson & Johnson's one-shot vaccine. Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

The U.S. broke its previous record for most COVID-19 vaccines administered in a single day, with 3.4 million doses reported on Friday, according to the White House.

Why it matters: President Biden on Thursday set a new goal of 200 million doses administered in his first 100 days in office. At the current seven-day average, which increased to 2.62 million daily doses with the new record on Friday, the U.S. would comfortably reach that goal before his 100th day on April 30.

By the numbers: States have reported a total of 133.3 million vaccine doses, with about 117 million administered since Biden was inaugurated, according to Bloomberg's vaccine tracker.

  • 26.3% of Americans have received at least their first dose, and 14.3% have been fully vaccinated.
  • Biden has called on every state to make every adult eligible to receive a vaccine by May 1, and over 40 have already said they plan to meet or beat that deadline.

Yes, but: That doesn't necessarily mean states have enough vaccine supplies to offer appointments to everyone in the new groups, which could slow down the pace of vaccinations.

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Mar 26, 2021 - Health

The new vaccine waiting game

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Congratulations! You're about to be eligible to ... wait some more for the vaccine.

The big picture: States are expanding eligibility for COVID vaccines by broad age groups — and some are opening it to all adults. But that doesn't always mean they have enough vaccine supplies to offer appointments to everyone in the new groups.

Updated Nov 26, 2021 - Politics & Policy

Coronavirus dashboard

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

  1. Vaccines: U.S. to mandate vaccines for anyone who crosses borders starting in January — Shots lagged data by months — The next big bottleneck in the global vaccination effort.
  2. Health: The Thanksgiving bouncers — Axios-Ipsos poll: Thanksgiving roulette — Experts criticize CDC's language on vaccine boosters — America's Thanksgiving gamble.
  3. Politics: Biden administration asks appeals court to reinstate vaccine mandate — Michigan recommends face masks for all residents amid surge.
  4. Education: A COVID strategy backfires at schools — Schools across the U.S. offer vaccine drivesBenefits of in-person school outweigh risks, study finds.
  5. World: EU drug regulator recommends Pfizer COVID vaccine for kids — Italy announces new COVID restrictions for unvaccinated people — European health agency urges expanding booster shot access.
  6. Variant tracker: Where different strains are spreading.
Updated Mar 26, 2021 - Axios Twin Cities

Minnesota to expand COVID vaccine eligibility to everyone over 16 on March 30

Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

All Minnesotans 16 and older will be eligible to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine appointment starting Tuesday, Gov. Tim Walz announced Wednesday

Why it matters: It's coming at a critical time in our quest to return to pre-pandemic life. While hospitalizations and deaths remain down, cases are rising, especially among young people.