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...

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 It’s that time of year again and we are seeing multiple member calls about Flu related illnesses and hospitalizations. According to the CDC’s FluView report, influenza activity in the U.S. remains high but there are early signs that activity has begun to...

By: John Gobbels MedjetAssist VP/COO Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is one of more than 100 non-polio enteroviruses. This virus was first identified in California in 1962. What are the symptoms of EV-D68 infection? EV-D68 can cause mild to severe respiratory illness. Mild symptoms may include fever, runny nose, sneezing,...