US reaches milestone: Half of US teens have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine

New information has been released from the White House that 50% of children in the United States between the ages of 12 and 17 have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The United States has reached a new milestone with this number.
The Biden Administration says the rate among teens is growing faster than any other age group.
It is critical, as schools reopen in the coming days.
Vaccines are not yet authorized for children younger than 12.