Colleges Report Unusual Outbreak Of Hand, Foot, And Mouth Disease | NBC Nightly News

Colleges Report Unusual Outbreak Of Hand, Foot, And Mouth Disease | NBC Nightly News

October 11, 2019 17 By Stanley Isaacs


CHILDREN BUT HITTING COLLEGE CHILDREN AND SPREADING. COLLEGE CHILDREN AND SPREADING. WE GET MORE FROM DR. SPREADING. WE GET MORE FROM DR. JOHN TORRES. WE GET MORE FROM DR. JOHN TORRES.>>GOT IT REALLY BAD JOHN TORRES.>>GOT IT REALLY BAD ON MY HANDS AND FEET.>>GOT IT REALLY BAD ON MY HANDS AND FEET.>>Reporter: IT’S A ON MY HANDS AND FEET.>>Reporter: IT’S A TALE TALE SIGN OF>>Reporter: IT’S A TALE TALE SIGN OF HAND, FOOT AND MOUTH TALE TALE SIGN OF HAND, FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE. HAND, FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE. FEVER AND SORE THROAT DISEASE. FEVER AND SORE THROAT CAUSED BY A VIRUS. FEVER AND SORE THROAT CAUSED BY A VIRUS. NOW COLLEGE STUDENTS CAUSED BY A VIRUS. NOW COLLEGE STUDENTS ARE REPORTING HUNDREDS NOW COLLEGE STUDENTS ARE REPORTING HUNDREDS OF CASES. ARE REPORTING HUNDREDS OF CASES. ARE YOU WASHING YOUR OF CASES. ARE YOU WASHING YOUR HANDS A LOT NOW? ARE YOU WASHING YOUR HANDS A LOT NOW?>>ABSOLUTELY. HANDS A LOT NOW?>>ABSOLUTELY. WE DON’T EVEN DO>>ABSOLUTELY. WE DON’T EVEN DO HANDSHAKES ANYMORE. WE DON’T EVEN DO HANDSHAKES ANYMORE.>>Reporter: SO FAR, HANDSHAKES ANYMORE.>>Reporter: SO FAR, THIS IS 132 CASES AT>>Reporter: SO FAR, THIS IS 132 CASES AT JOHNS HOPKINS IN THIS IS 132 CASES AT JOHNS HOPKINS IN BALTIMORE. JOHNS HOPKINS IN BALTIMORE. OTHER COLLEGES BALTIMORE. OTHER COLLEGES REPORTING OUTBREAKS IS OTHER COLLEGES REPORTING OUTBREAKS IS DARTMOUTH, LEE HIGH, REPORTING OUTBREAKS IS DARTMOUTH, LEE HIGH, MARIST AND MORE. DARTMOUTH, LEE HIGH, MARIST AND MORE.>>WE KNEW WHAT IT WAS MARIST AND MORE.>>WE KNEW WHAT IT WAS RIGHT AWAY WHEN WE SAW>>WE KNEW WHAT IT WAS RIGHT AWAY WHEN WE SAW IT, BUT WHEN THE RIGHT AWAY WHEN WE SAW IT, BUT WHEN THE NUMBERS STARTED TO IT, BUT WHEN THE NUMBERS STARTED TO ACCUMULATE, THAT’S NUMBERS STARTED TO ACCUMULATE, THAT’S WHEN WE ALL STARTED TO ACCUMULATE, THAT’S WHEN WE ALL STARTED TO SAY THIS IS VERY WHEN WE ALL STARTED TO SAY THIS IS VERY UNUSUAL. SAY THIS IS VERY UNUSUAL.>>Reporter: THE UNUSUAL.>>Reporter: THE OUTBREAK IS CAUSED BY>>Reporter: THE OUTBREAK IS CAUSED BY AN UNCOMMON STRAIN OF OUTBREAK IS CAUSED BY AN UNCOMMON STRAIN OF THE VIRUS MOST RPT AN UNCOMMON STRAIN OF THE VIRUS MOST RPT ISN’T THE VIRUS MOST RPT ISN’T WEREN’T EXPOSED TO AS