By Peter Greenberg The arrival of winter means it’s time for cold-and-flu-mayhem, but this year we’ve officially hit ‘epidemic’ levels. With 21 pediatric deaths and a record-setting number of hospitalizations—214 as of January 2--it’s important now more than ever to watch out for your health, especially...

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,...

By: John Gobbels MedjetAssist VP/COO Missing out on a unique cultural experience because you're stuck in bed with a travel-related illness or injury is probably not part of your plan for a great study-abroad experience. Fortunately the CDC has put together a "study guide" to help...