Hand, foot and mouth disease

Created: 08/06/2014 7:42 PM WHEC.com

It is a contagious illness spreading like crazy in the Rochester area, leaving children with a horrible rash.  The disease is called hand, foot and mouth disease. Infants and children younger than five are the most likely to get it. 

Dr. Elizabeth Murray, of the University of Rochester Medical Center, talked with Lia Lando on Roc City Tonight about the disease and what parents can do. To see the interview, press play on the video 



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