Adults


How My Sister Helped Save My Daughter From Whooping Cough 

By Tamara Sheffield, MD, MPA, MPH, Medical Director, Community Health and Prevention, Intermountain Healthcare In my role as a medical director at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah,...


Five Things I’ve Learned About Vaccines Through 21 Years of Parenting

I gave birth to five children in the span of nine years. My oldest daughter will soon be 21.  My youngest, 12.  Over the years, I’ve learned a few...


Measles Anywhere is a Result of Measles Everywhere

Will we ever stop seeing cases of measles? Last week, officials confirmed the first case of measles in Michigan this year. That may not sound significant.  It’s only one case...


The 60/40 Factor and This Year’s Flu Season: It’s Not Over Yet

Surveillance data shows that while the flu may have peaked in some areas of the country, flu activity remains elevated throughout most of the U.S. Since flu...


Special Report on the State of the ImmUnion Sent to Congress

Every Child By Two (ECBT) has shared this comprehensive 2017 State of the ImmUnion report with members of Congress to highlight the power of vaccines and suggest...


Even With All Our Modern Medicine, I Watched My Sister Die From Flu

In December, 2009 my sister Liza died of influenza. She was previously healthy and only 49 years old. She sought medical care early. She was cared for at...


Did the Flu Take Down the Packers & the Steelers in the NFL Playoffs?

In the final weeks of NFL play, as the Green Bay Packers competed against the Atlanta Falcons and the Pittsburgh Steelers took on the New England Patriots, rumors circulated...


What is the Public Health Preparedness of our Nation?

The Trust For America’s Health (TFAH) recently examined the nation’s ability to respond to public health emergencies.  They tracked progress and vulnerabilities, and included a review of state and federal public health preparedness...


Stories of Polio, Meningitis, HPV, Hepatitis and Pertussis Top 2016 List

Every Child By Two’s online platforms have reached over 11 million people with evidence based vaccine messaging in 2016.  As we look back at the record number of views...


Experts Answer Questions About Flu

Last week, in honor of National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), Every Child By Two’s Vaccinate Your Family Facebook Page teamed up with experts from the National Foundation for Infectious...