Legal push on vax 'heavy-handed': expert

Proposals to ban unvaccinated children from childcare are a kneejerk overreaction that will stigmatise forgetful families, an immunisation expert says.

Legislative amendments backed by the NSW Health Minister will allow childcare centres to exclude unvaccinated children

But the move has been described as heavy-handed and unnecessary by Associate Professor Julie Leask (pictured), of the National Centre for Immunisation