The president and CEO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center said at the time: "Dolly's wonderful generosity is a source of inspiration and will have a lasting impact on the battle against COVID-19".
Parton first donated to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center's COVID-19 research efforts in early April, when there were around 200,000 cases of Covid-19 in the U.S. Now, there are over 11.3 million cases, and almost 250,000 Americans have died.
Parton's contribution was originally announced by the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in April.
The reports marked major breakthroughs in the fight against the novel coronavirus that has plagued the world for the previous year after first being discovered in Wuhan, China.
"Her work made it possible to expedite the science behind the testing".
Among Parton's many honours is an award from the US Fish and Wildlife Service in 2003 for setting up a sanctuary for endangered bald eagles at her Dollywood park. Well, it turns out that she may have played an instrumental part in the funding of the research.Читайте также: Lekki shooting: FG breaks silence on CNN's report, demands punishment
As Vanderbilt's plasma pilot showed promising results, the US National Institute of Health) came in with US$34 million (RM139,281,000) in additional support to conduct a national, multi-site clinical trial into the benefits of convalescent plasma. "When I donated the money to the COVID [-19] fund I just wanted it to do good and evidently, it is!"
The Moderna vaccine was trialled with 30,000 people in the US, with half being given two doses of the vaccine while the others had dummy injections.
According to Business Insider, Moderna's experimental vaccine was highly effective at preventing Covid-19.
"The vaccine was shown to be 94.5% effective in a preliminary analysis".
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.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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