LINCOLN, Calif, — A baby girl in California, has a rare disease that makes her nearly untouchable.
It’s called recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, and baby Kiira was born with it.
“This is the worst disease you’ve never heard of,” her mother, Kirsti Kinkle said, “A clothing tag or rough fabric, or even me picking her up under her arm can cause blisters… There is no skin-to-skin contact.”
The Kinkles have to wrap a soft blanket around Kiira to simply pick her up, WPTV reports. Two hours every day is spent individually wrapping her fingers and toes to protect her from hurting herself.
The family hopes that one day research will be done to find a cure.