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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday fully approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 shot, triggering a new wave of vaccine mandates as the delta variant batters the country.

Around 52% of the American population is fully vaccinated, but health authorities have hit a wall of vaccine hesitant people, impeding the national campaign.

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