By John Gobbels, MedjetAssist VP/COO The Zika virus is a single-stranded RNA virus that is transmitted to humans primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. The mosquitos typically breed in domestic water-holding containers and are aggressive daytime biters and feed both indoors and...

By:  John Gobbels, MedjetAssist VP/COO The Yellow fever virus is found in tropical and subtropical areas in South America and Africa. The virus is transmitted to people by the bite of an infected mosquito. Illness ranges in severity from a self-limited febrile illness to severe liver...

By: John Gobbels, MedjetAssist VP/COO The Zika virus is a single-stranded RNA virus that is transmitted to humans primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. The mosquitos typically breed in domestic water-holding containers and are aggressive daytime biters and feed both indoors and outdoors...

How is CRE spread? To get a CRE infection, a person must be exposed to CRE germs. CRE germs are usually spread person to person through contact with infected or colonized people, particularly contact with wounds or stool. CRE can cause infections when they enter the...

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is a viral respiratory illness first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012. It is caused by a coronavirus called MERS-CoV. Most people who have been confirmed to have the MERS-CoV infection developed severe acute respiratory illness. They had fever, cough,...