By John Gobbels, Medjet VP/COO According to the Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) FluView report for the week ending February 11, 2017, flu activity continues to increase and is widespread in most of the United States. The proportion of people seeing their health care provider for...

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...

Believe it or not, it is that time of year again when people start disappearing from the water cooler. Your co-worker's daughter has the flu, so now you have been exposed. And so it begins ...

By: John Gobbels MedjetAssist VP/COO The cruise ship market is the fastest-growing sector of the travel industry. The crowded, semi-enclosed environment of the cruise ship facilitates transmission of communicable disease, either person-to-person or from contaminated food, water or environmental surfaces. The stress of travel can worsen chronic...