Of all the participants converging on Rio de Janeiro for the the Summer Olympics, the winged insect Aedes aegypti has the special attention of Paulo Alves and his team headquartered in Phoenix. The global medical director for Aviation for MedAire, cardiologist Dr. Alves is busy fielding questions from travelers regarding the mosquito most frequently associated with transmitting the Zika virus so concerning to athletes and others. To protect oneself, he advises remaining indoors if ...

SUBSCRIBE TO ACCESS THIS ARTICLE

"Inflight SOS Service Provider Flourishes" is part of Aviation Week & Space Technology’s subscription package. 

Subscribe now to read this full article. And by subscribing, you'll also receive full coverage of what's next in technology from the experts trusted by the global aerospace & defense community. 

 

Already registered? here.