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Fact check: Dolly Parton helped fund Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine research – USA TODAY

A large donation made in April by Dolly Parton caught the attention of social media users after Moderna announced a promising new COVID-19 vaccine.

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Dolly Parton is one of the most prolific singer-songwriters of our age, but she’s as well-known for her philanthropy as she is for her creativity.
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The claim: Dolly Parton was a major funder for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine
Shortly after Moderna announced that its COVID-19 vaccine is 94.5% effective against the virus, Internet users took to social media to give thanks to an unexpected benefactor. 
Facebook and Twitter users flooded the platforms with posts joking that “Jolene” in singer-songwriter…

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