10 o’clock list: Ways That You May Have Already Contracted Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease


So, as we all learned from the health center last week, hand-foot-mouth disease is going around campus. The virus, according to the CDC website usually causes mild fever, sore throat, malaise, and skin and/or mouth rashes. While that all sounds pretty gnarly, it is nothing severe, so no need to launch into a full fledged, student-wide panic. If you say hand-foot-mouth disease three times fast it kind of sounds like a fun nursery rhyme for children. The Thrill, with all of our investigative prowess has decided to get to the source. What brought hand-foot-mouth to our little hill and how have you already touched something with your hand and then your foot and then your mouth?  Continue reading