News/Outbreaks


Introducing Vaccinate Your Family: The Next Generation of Every Child By Two

Every Child By Two is pleased to announce our new name…Vaccinate Your Family: The Next Generation of Every Child By Two (VYF). In 1991, Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter and...


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...


It’s World Polio Day: Help Make a Difference By Joining Your Local Rotary Club

Amy Pisani, MS, Executive Director, Every Child By Two and Vice President, Rotary Club of Mystic, CT In a grown-up world you have good days and bad days. I...


Eliminating HPV in Celebration of International Day of the Girl

Today, October 11, is International Day of the Girl. This year the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) aims to increase awareness of the devastation caused by...


Meningococcal Disease: How to Be Sure Your Teens Are Fully Protected

Guest Post By Lynn Bozof, President, the National Meningitis Association This post was written by an extraordinary woman who passed away only days ago. Lynn spent the last phase...


CA Medical Board Takes Action to Protect Children’s Health: Dr. Bob Sears Placed on Probation

By Amy Pisani,  Executive Director, ECBT (mother of two fully vaccinated teenage boys) Last week, the Medical Board of California ordered a 35-month probation for Dr. Bob Sears, an...


Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices June 2018 Meeting Update

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) held their second of three annual meetings at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA last week.  ECBT staff took...


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...


What You Don’t Know About Hepatitis Can Hurt You

More than four million Americans are living with viral hepatitis, but most do not know they are infected. In honor of Hepatitis Awareness Month, learn how the three types...


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,...