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Updates from June 2017 Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

Recently, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) met to discuss several important developments concerning vaccines. This included a discussion of vaccine research and scientific data related to...


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...


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...


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 (now Vaccinate Your Family’s) online pages have reached over 11 million people with evidence based vaccine messaging in 2016. As we look back at the...


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...


One Mom’s Advice: Get Your Kids A Flu Vaccine As Soon As It Becomes Available

A flu vaccine is recommended for every one age 6 months and older because preventing the flu is better than suffering with it.  The real danger of flu is...


October Updates from Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

Last week, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) held it’s third and final meeting of 2016.  The agenda included presentations pertaining to hepatitis B, pertussis, HPV, meningococcal, herpes...