By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist & Reflector
FRANKLIN — Recent statistics reveal that less than half of the United States population has been fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
According to Becker’s Hospital Review (visit site for full list of statistics), a total of 135,867,425 Americans have been fully vaccinated. That represents 40.9 percent of the country’s population as of June 1, according to data from the Center for Disease Control.
Only five states reported that more than 50 percent of their population was fully vaccinated — Vermont, 56.38 percent; Maine, 54.45 percent; Massachusetts, 53.84 percent; Connecticut, 53.68 percent; and Rhode Island, 51.76 percent. [Read more…]