Nicholas Wood


MBBS, PhD, FRACP, Senior Staff Specialist, National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, NSW; Associate Professor, The University of Sydney Children’s Hospital Westmead Clinical School, NSW

Australia needs a vaccine injury compensation scheme: Upcoming COVID-19 vaccines make its introduction urgent

There is a strong public health ethical justification to introduce a vaccine injury compensation scheme in Australia, and it needs to be in place before widespread use of COVID-19 vaccines.

Seizures following vaccination in children: Risks, outcomes and management of subsequent revaccination

Vaccine-proximate seizures require careful evaluation of the vaccines involved, seizure type and duration to determine a safe course for revaccination.