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Dolly Parton Donated $1 Million to Help Fund Moderna’s Covid Vaccine

Dolly Parton Donated $1 Million to Help Fund Moderna’s Covid Vaccine”

Meanwhile, another fan penned: "Of course Dolly Parton will be the one to cure COVID".

Many brought up the fact that Parton is a perennial do-gooder.

But on Tuesday it came true.

Dolly Parton is playing a major role in combating the coronavirus. The two remained friends, and when Amraud mentioned some "exciting advancements" in the vaccine process, Parton made a decision to donate the money. And, as of this year, coronavirus vaccine sponsor.

Singing legend had donated money earlier this year for coronavirus research at Vanderbildt University in Nashville. Now, should the vaccine be green-lit, Moderna will face massive distribution challenges, not to mention the difficulty of persuading all Americans to take the vaccine at all.

According to a university spokesman, Parton's "generous donation" helped implement "several promising research initiatives", The BBC says. Unknown to her, part of it went to an early-stage trial of the Moderna vaccine, BBC reported yesterday, November 18.

"The results from Pfizer and now also from Moderna are very encouraging".

By now, eight months after Covid-19 arrived in the USA, everyone knows that a vaccine would be the answer to nearly all of our prayers. Buddy Creech To L.A. Times.

"Her gift provided support for a pilot convalescent plasma study that one of our researchers was able to successfully complete", Mr Howser told BBC News. "And I don't know - I was inspired", Cordell told The Boston Globe on Tuesday.

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"I am happy that I can help the conclusion of the other". "When I donated money to the COVID fund, I just wanted it to do good and evidently, it is. Let's just hope we can find a cure real soon".

Parton appeared on the TODAY Show earlier this week to talk about her donation and the progress of the vaccine.

"I just felt so proud to have been part of that little seed money that will hopefully grow into something great and help to heal this world", she said.

"I am making a donation of $1 million to Vanderbilt towards that research and to encourage people that can afford it to make donations".

The news of its success rate followed similar findings from Pfizer's vaccine trials, which announced November 9 that its vaccine has shown to be 90% effective against the virus. On Twitter, he has been named a national treasure, among other things.

"Your daily reminder that Dolly Parton is one of the main funders of the #Moderna vaccine".

Parton's contribution was originally announced by the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in April.

Last spring, Dolly Parton read Evening Stories online for families with children.



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