Policy/Advocacy


Legislators Must Hear From Public in Support of Strong Vaccine Policies

2015 promises to be a big year for vaccine policy.   Back in January and February the United States saw a rise in measles cases as a result of...


Will We See Broader Recommendations for the MenB Vaccine?

At an upcoming meeting of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) on June 24th, committee members will consider whether to recommend routine use of MenB vaccines in adolescents....


Sport a Red Nose To Show Support For Children’s Health and Safety

Laughter is powerful medicine.  It not only helps to heal our pain, but it brings joy to learning and make us more productive in our work.  And today, May...


Why Early HPV Vaccination is Beneficial

Since the human papillomavirus (HPV) is transmitted from one person to another through sexual activity, many parents question why the CDC recommends the vaccine be administered to boys and...


Time to Speak Out in Support of Strong School Vaccine Policies

Last week California legislators were asked to cast a very important vote on a very critical matter – school vaccine exemptions. California Senate Bill 277 would remove the Personal...


Efforts to Support Autism Awareness Often Derailed by Vaccine Critics

The fact is that I’m not autistic and I do not have an autistic child.  Therefore, I’m often reluctant to speak out on the subject of autism.  This is...


New ACIP Recommendations for Meningococcal, Influenza and HPV Vaccines

At the February meeting of The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the Committee conducted three important votes which altered or created new recommendations for meningococcal vaccine, influenza vaccine...


Dr. Offit Explains How Bad Faith Undermines Modern Medicine

Every Child By Two Executive Director, Amy Pisani, reviews Dr. Paul Offit’s latest book. A riveting new book by Dr. Paul Offit hits the shelves this week; Bad Faith: When...


Rosalynn Carter Urges “Don’t Politicize Vaccinations”

The current vaccine debate, in response to an outbreak of measles, is being played out in the media as a partisan one. However, Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter,...


It’s Time For Change.org

In the midst of the current measles outbreak, now is the time for states to take action to prevent against further outbreaks and to protect children who attend licensed...