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Professor Melinda Mills, Director at LCDS


 COVID-19 Research

Our Director, Professor Melinda Mills on BBC2 Newsnight (7 April) sharing her views on concerns about a link between the risk of rare blood clots and the Oxford Astrazenca COVID-19 vaccine. 

People get in a car and think it’s low risk as they’re in control. And they think GM, food preservatives and vaccines, which they are unrelated to, as high risk. Actually it's the reverse, she says.


 Watch at 6.45 min

Guardian Head to Head (published 7 April)


Would Covid passports be damaging to public health?

Our Director Professor Melinda Mills, author of the Royal Society report on vaccine passports goes Head to Head with Stephen Reicher

Covid passports could be workable, but they’ll need to meet certain criteria, says Professor Mills.

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