Dolly Parton was just as surprised as the rest of the public when she learned that she helped fund a COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna.
The country music icon shared her joy over the results of the vaccine trial on Today last Tuesday, Nov. 17.
“I’m just happy that anything I do can help somebody else,” she said. “When I donated money to the COVID fund, I just wanted it to do good and evidently, it is. Let’s just hope we find a cure real soon.”
Back in April, Parton announced on social media that she donated $1 million to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center for research to find a coronavirus cure. Unknown to her, part of it went to an early-stage trial of the Moderna vaccine…