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...

In early April, 2015, FocusPoint International, Inc. (FPI) who provides Crisis Assistance Plus™ (CAP) for the MedjetAssist Horizon Program, was contacted by a combined FPI and Medjet client requesting assistance and support for personnel assigned to the country of Burundi, due to the escalating threat...

We hear this all of the time, "I carry the American Express Platinum card so I don't need MedjetAssist, right?"  Wrong!  Some in the marketplace believe that Amex Platinum gives you the same transport benefits as your MedjetAssist membership. After taking a few minutes to review the table...

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,...

Driving Safety Abroad By Peter Greenberg Medjet Travel Assistance Tip No matter how comfortable you are behind the wheel, driving in a foreign country requires vigilance and an understanding of the local terrain, not to mention local customs. And unfortunately, not everyone pays attention. According to the World Health...