News/Outbreaks


Answers to Your Vaccination Questions

Vaccines are a big topic on social media and in the news. There is conflicting information about the value and safety of vaccines, making it difficult to know the...


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...


How Strong is Our “State of ImmUnion?”

As major measles outbreaks in New York, Washington and Oregon continue to spread, you may be wondering just how strong our defenses against vaccine-preventable diseases are. Vaccinate Your Family...


Celebrating the Life of ECBT Cofounder Betty Bumpers 1925 – 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, Vaccinate Your Family’s Shot of Prevention blog offers a tribute to Betty Flanagan Bumpers, Cofounder of Every Child By Two. Betty passed away...


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...


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...