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How do you take care of your skin when you have monkeypox?

August 18, 2022

“In its viremic phase, it affects layers of skin causing inflammation and necrosis,” Ramprasad Gopalan, MD, an infectious disease specialist, tells Allure.

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August 12, 2022

People could bring it to other countries if they caught the virus while traveling. Florida-based infectious disease specialist Ramprasad Gopalan, MD notes that no wild poliovirus has originated in the United States since 1979.

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November 1, 2020

For a typical case of COVID, the symptom that tends to last the longest is fatigue (lasting three months or longer), says Ramprasad Gopalan, MD, an infectious disease specialist

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July 9th, 2021

Dr Ramprasad Gopalan, Infectious Disease Physician, and owner of First-Class Medicine tells us that the clinical course of COVID-19 is predictable.

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Infectious disease specialist urges vaccinations amid emerging COVID-19 delta variant

June 30, 2021

WPTV spoke with Dr. Ramprasad Gopalan, an infectious disease specialist, about the Delta variant and what you should know about this strain of the virus.

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Today is National Doctors' Day

March 30, 2021

Today people all over the country are celebrating National Doctors’ Day.

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Infectious disease specialist answers your questions about coronavirus

March 12, 2020

Dr. Ramprasad Gopalan, an infectious disease specialist in Boynton Beach, answers your questions about the pandemic.

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Infectious disease doctor discusses mutated strain of COVID-19

Dec 23, 2020

WPTV's Miranda Christian speaks to Dr. Ramprasad Gopalan, an infectious disease specialist, about the new COVID-19 mutation in the United Kingdom and what it means for residents in the U.S.?

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Decmber 17, 2020

The COVID-19 vaccine is officially in Florida, so now what? WPTV brought together a panel of doctors Thursday night to ask what's on your mind.

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November 19, 2020

Despite promising news about two effective COVID-19 vaccines, a pair of South Florida doctors are urging people not to let their guard down, especially as we head into the busy holiday season.

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July 22, 2020

Dr. Ramprasad Gopalan, specialized in infectious disease medicine and Dr. Denzil Seedial, pulmonary specialist, spoke to WPTV NewsChannel 5 Anchor Michael Williams Wednesday during a Facebook Live.

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June 10, 2021

If you've received your COVID-19 vaccine, you know how liberating it feels to hold that little piece of paper that outlines your vaccination status in your hand. Your vaccine card, also referred to as a "vaccine passport," is your proof that, after more than a year, you'll finally be able to more safely engage in everyday activities and luxuries like travel.

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December 1, 2020

Those patients with symptoms for weeks and months afterward have come to be known as "long haulers," and in some cases are dealing with worse symptoms than when they had the virus.

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October 7, 2020

The holidays are traditionally the busiest travel time of the year but, because of the pandemic, people are wary of making the trip to visit and stay with friends or family members who haven’t been part of their bubble for the past seven months.

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October 19, 2020

As pandemic fatigue sets in, more and more people are taking to the road. Worried about flying but tired of staying home, they’re setting off on road trips.

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