Being at the forefront of the battle against Covid brings to mind images of boffins in white coats. But as a one-time Miss England, doctor and academic Carina Tyrrell is equally at home in bikinis and flowing ballgowns. Carina Tyrrell, 31, ditched bikinis, ball gowns and beauty pageants to spend the last year spearheading ground-breaking research at Oxford University. The hero scientist has now spoken of her delight after her work helped Britain become the first in the world to begin vaccinating people against the virus. Dr Tyrrell MA MB BChir MPH – to give her full title – is regarded as one of the brightest young minds in the country six years after she won Miss England in 2014. She came fourth in the Miss World competition that same year but has spent the last 12 months working around the clock to help find a coronavirus vaccine. Carina Tyrrell, 31, (pictured at work) ditched bikinis, ball gowns and beauty pageants to spend the last year spearheading ground-breaking research at Oxford University Dr Tyrrell MA MB BChir MPH – to give her full title – is regarded as one of the brightest young minds in the country six years after… Read full this story
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