Miles W Carroll replies to Deborah CohenBMJ 2018; 360 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k286 (Published 26 January 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k286
- Miles W Carroll, head of research, deputy director, National Infections Service, Public Health England
- Porton Down, Salisbury SP4 0JG, UK
Cohen discussed a study performed at the Health Protection Agency, now Public Health England, in her article about vaccine research and the role of preclinical studies.1 Public Health England has responded to all requests for information about this study, but in the interest of clarity and transparency in animal research we would like to make the following comments.
Animal studies at Public Health England are conducted to extremely high …