SATIRE: Music publisher Warner Chappell Music is suing people who sing ‘Happy Birthday To You’ while washing their hands for copyright infringement, the company announced on July 24. Many people have been following CDC recommendations by singing ‘Happy Birthday To You’ twice while washing their hands to make sure they wash for at least 20 seconds.
President Donald Trump will pardon Ethel and Julius Rosenberg posthumously, the White House announced today. The Rosenbergs were convicted of providing top secret information about US technology and nuclear weapon designs to the Soviets, and were executed in 1953 for their crimes. Now, Trump’s Administration claims they were actually innocent.
A new paper written by Stanford affiliates looks into the science behind the presymptomatic and asymptomatic transmission of COVID-19. In it, Christina Savvides ’19 MS ’21 and professor Robert Siegel explain that they found shortcomings in the existing studies on the issue, and emphasize the need for studies that can provide a more definitive answer on whether or not these kinds of transmissions take place.