Camilla, Duchess Of Cornwall Overcomes Her Fear Of Needles While Visiting Vaccine Center — Watch!

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Apr. 7 2021, Updated 4:50 p.m. ET

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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall faced her fear of needles when she visited the Tottenham Vaccine Centre on Tuesday, April 7. 

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"The Duchess of Cornwall managed to overcome her phobia of needles today to help mix a Covid vaccine ready for administration. Camilla was visiting the Tottenham Vaccine Centre at Lordship Lane Primary Care Centre in north west London when she was asked to lend a hand," royal editor Rebecca English captioned a video of the royal being put to work

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During the presentation, staff explained how the vaccine is made with RNA, and Camilla was even able to look at the vial

"When she spied a staff member standing next to her with a needle she visibly jumped, but was reassured it wasn’t going anywhere near her today!" English shared another clip of the royal. 

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Dr. Russell Hearn, who invited Camilla to the facility, reassured her, saying: "Don't worry, it won't go anywhere near you."

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"The Duchess was invited by the vaccine centre’s clinical lead, Dr. Russell Hearn, to get involved. He is in charge of a team of practitioners and volunteers vaccinating around 500-600 people a day, moving up to 1,200 people a day at weekends. Camilla praised them as 'stars,'" English added. 

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The Mayor of Haringey, Adam Jogee, told Camilla: “It’s been amazing to see the hard work, the tenacity, the tears, the sweat that is going in to get everyone vaccinated. It’s a real pleasure that you are here to find out more about how we are getting our people safe.”

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Camilla also visited Wightman Road Mosque in North London, where Bibi Khan, who is the centre's president, gave her a Koran inscribed to the Duchess of Cornwall and Prince of Wales. 

"I am deeply, deeply touched by this as I am sure my husband will be too. I would very much like to bring him here in the not-too-distant future," she gushed over the gesture. "You are a shining example and I wish there were more places like this in the country bringing the community and all faiths together. I hope I shall be back again."

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