Dolly Parton has been inoculated with the Covid-19 vaccine that she helped to fund.
The country music star, 75, broke into song while getting the Moderna jab and adapted one of her best-known ballads.
To the tune of Jolene, she sang: “Vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, I’m begging of you, please don’t hesitate. Vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, because once you’re dead, then that’s a bit too late.”
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Parton was credited with helping fund the Moderna vaccine after donating $1m (£716,000) to Vanderbilt University medical centre in Nashville, Tennessee: