Celebrities are trying to do everything they can in order to help others amid corona virus crisis. Dolly Parton has donated $1 million to Covid-19 research and also she is encouraging people who can afford to make donations.
She also added that her longtime friend Dr Naji Abumrad who is doing research at Vanderbilt for many years, has informed her that they were making some exciting advancements towards research of the coronavirus for a cure.
Dolly Patron has donated $1m (£800,000) to research into a coronavirus vaccine. Patron has begun a new storytelling series for children in lockdown.
The country music star had written on her Instagram, “My longtime friend Dr Naji Abumrad, who’s been involved in research at Vanderbilt for many years, informed me that they were making some exciting advancements towards that research of the coronavirus for a cure. I am making a donation of $1 million to Vanderbilt towards that research and to encourage people that can afford it to make donations.”
Abumrad is working at the Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation at Vanderbilt University hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. He and Dolly Parton became friends in 2014 after the singer was involved in a car accident and she was treated at Vanderbilt.
Many countries have started their research for a corona virus cure medicine.
Parton has donated more than 130m books to children, with her charity, Imagination Library.