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A.J. Burgess, 2, was released from from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) at Egleston Nov. 8 after doctors successfully treated him for pneumonia, according to the family’s attorney, Harold Spence. Burgess was also diagnosed with peritonitis, an inflammation of the ...

Emory University Hospital (EUH) has faced backlash in the form of several protests and prayer vigils by the Emory and Atlanta community members for its decision to delay A.J. Burgess’ kidney transplant. The two-year-old child was born prematurely without kidneys, ...

  “Let the baby live” and “Shame on Emory” rang out next to Emory University Hospital (EUH) Thursday morning on Clifton Road, where about 40 protesters had gathered to protest the hospital’s decision to delay a child’s kidney transplant operation. EUH ...

Toddler’s Kidney Transplant Stalled Due to Dad’s Latest Arrest A 2-year-old boy born without a kidney was denied an organ transplant after his surgery was cancelled because of his father’s latest arrest, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC). Anthony Dickerson, ...