Children’s of Alabama

Coronavirus and Children, UAB Pediatrician Gives Insight

As the start of the school year inches closer, there are still many unknowns about coronavirus and children. Alabama News Network spoke with Dr. GiGi Youngblood of Children’s Hospital of Alabama to get some answers. A portion of the interview can be read below. Q: When it comes to children and coronavirus, are children more or less susceptible to the virus? A:…

Boy Dies After Falling From Wagon at Children’s Hospital

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – An Alabama boy has died after falling out of a wagon that’s commonly used at a children’s hospital in Birmingham. Red wagons have been used for years to transport young patients and supplies at Children’s of Alabama. The facility has solicited donations of a certain type of Radio Flyer wagon in the past. But media outlets…