Expert Insights and Commentary


How Can You Ensure Your Kids are Getting the Right Vaccines at the Right Times?

Follow the CDC’s Recommended Schedules You may already know that vaccines save millions of lives and can help protect you and your family from infectious diseases that can cause...


Fake News About the Congressional Hearings on Vaccines

This guest post has been written by Dr. Dorit Reiss, Professor of Law at the University of California Hastings College of Law in San Francisco, CA.  Dr. Reiss contributes to various blogs and law...


Protecting Your Family From Flu By Protecting Your Community

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases’ President Walter A. Orenstein wrote this insightful blog about the importance of protecting yourself against influenza through a community immunity approach. Dr. Orenstein...


Vaccinate Your Family Honored to Receive IAC’s Becky Payne Award

The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) presented its inaugural IAC Becky Payne Award to Every Child By Two (recently renamed Vaccinate Your Family: The Next Generation of Every Child By...


Vaccine Skeptics Lash Out at CDC Advisory Committee Meeting

By Amy Pisani, MS, Executive Director, Every Child By Two/Vaccinate Your Family Last month the CDC’s Advisory Committee On Immunization Practices (ACIP), a group of medical and public health...


The Summer Beach Read You’ve Been Missing: Dr. Offit’s latest book, “Bad Advice”

By: Erica DeWald, Director, Advocacy Every Child By Two Looking for your final summer beach read but tired of the same old thrillers, political exposés and romance novels?  Look no...


With School Vaccine Exemptions on the Rise, What Can Be Done to Protect Our Students?

A new study published in PloS Medicine examined the increase we are seeing across the country in philosophical exemptions to school vaccine requirements. While some states have made it more...


Nurses, Teachers and Mothers All Influence Immunization Uptake

 The Koslap family story is a reminder of the role that mothers, nurses and teachers have in ensuring that people of all ages embrace immunization as a way to...


Rise in Vaccine Hesitancy Related to Pursuit of Purity: A Conversation with Professor Larson

The rise of alternative health practices and a quest for purity can partly explain the falling confidence in vaccines which is driving outbreaks of preventable diseases such as measles,...


Shingles Vaccine is the Silver Lining of Turning 50

After watching both my 73-year-old mother and my 18-year-old daughter suffer with shingles, I would do almost anything to avoid it. And last year, when a new and more...