Our blog represents the voices of people who rely on vaccines for safety and health, people who have suffered the consequences of living without vaccines, and those who want to speak up to encourage others to get vaccinated. Read and share their stories, or contact us to share your story.
September 20, 2023
Chickenpox was almost a rite of passage when I grew up. My perspective changed when I starting working as a triage nurse in a children's hospital.
September 1, 2023
There is no cure or fix for Shingles. I would have taken the two-dose Shingrix shot if only I had known about it.
August 23, 2023
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.
July 5, 2023
I learned about pertussis the hard way: by being part of an outbreak.
July 1, 2023
What was a cough for my daughter put our baby son in the PICU. It's my greatest hope we get a vaccine.
June 16, 2023
Tara Court had meningitis at age three. Learn more about her memories from that time and what she wants you to know.
June 7, 2023
We expected our pandemic baby to get sick eventually, but we did not expect what RSV would do.
April 17, 2023
I told my doctor about what I thought was a heat rash. What happened next still gives me nightmares.
March 27, 2023
Flooded with guilt and fear, I vowed to never vaccinate myself or my family ever again. That's how the anti-vaccine movement hooks you in.
March 22, 2023
I was anti-vaccine before it went mainstream. Before COVID, before Wakefield, and before even the internet.
March 17, 2023
Purity culture infiltrates even the most sanitized spaces—including our doctor’s offices. It puts the maintenance of sexual purity over an individual’s health.