Vassar on the Front Lines

Voices from a Pandemic

Navin Ariyaprakai ’05

Dr. Navin Ariyaprakai is double boarded in Emergency Medicine and EMS & Disaster Medicine. He has been responding to EMS calls since 2000. Dr. Navin, as he is known, currently works as the Program Director for EMS & Disaster Fellowship at Newark (NJ) Beth Israel.

Submitted April 30, 2020

I was at work when my co-workers let me know that I did not look well. My temperature was 101.8 F. As I walked to to my car I had to stop because I was short of breath. I’ve since recovered but did not realize the amount of fatigue.

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