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What It’s Like to Get Chickenpox as an Adult

What I thought was the flu turned into two weeks of misery, and a new collection of scars that refuse to fade.

My Experience in the Polio Ward

It took 4-year-old me years to recover from polio. Get your kids vaccinated instead.
Man giving a small child oral polio drops

A Polio Epidemiologist on the Anti-Vaccine Movement

If the people who oppose all vaccines got what they wanted, it would be disastrous where I work.

Why Routine Childhood Vaccines Are Important to Me

Our boys made it through the pregnancy, but were six weeks premature, and started life in the NICU.

Thank you for a great 2023!

We declare 2023 as the year of the vaccine enthusiast! Way to go! With your help we can continue our critical work in 2024. Are you with us?

How a Virus Caused My Cancer

My life has completely changed because of a virus that I knew very little about. Unfortunately, the vaccine came too late for me.

I lost my son to MenB. Today, there’s a vaccine.

Over spring break, Henry decided to spend time with me. Just six days later, the world as we knew it would never be the same.

Information about RSV Vaccines

Coronavirus is a serious viral virus responsible for the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic. Learn more about the COVID-19 and vaccine updates.

I Was One of the Last Americans to Get Polio

When I was young, I was the only kid in the whole school with a disability from polio. Years later I began to its the long-term effects.

RSV Changed Our Lives

Nobody wants their kids to be sick. To have a child almost die from a virus, though? That’s a whole different level of powerlessness.
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