She’s one of the darlings of country music. And now Americans have just found out that she was behind the development of a new Coronavirus vaccine.
According to a new report by CNBC, country music legend Dolly Parton was one of the financial backers of the new hit Coronavirus treatment vaccine known as Moderna. The vaccine is now being called “a game changer” in treating the COVID-19 virus.
Dolly Parton Behind Latest Vaccine
According to the report, Dolly Parton donated an astounding $1,000,000 to Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s research to combat Coronavirus. In that research, they were conducting studies regarding the drug Moderna.
Investigators found that “the Dolly Parton Covid-19 Research Fund” is credited as one of the supporters of the new vaccine that has been discovered.
Back in early April, Parton revealed to fans that she heard great things were happening with research at the facility:
”[A doctor] informed me that they were making some exciting advancements towards research of the coronavirus for a cure,”
This is just one of the many successes Dolly Parton has had in philanthropy. And it definitely won’t be the last. Dolly Parton is a true national treasure for sure.
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