“Spike” in the news

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The Independent
· Corruption brought Lebanon to its knees. The explosion was a coup de grâce  
The country had just a week ago reimposed a lockdown amid another spike in cases.
· UConn cancels upcoming football season over coronavirus concerns  
The University of Connecticut on Wednesday cancelled its upcoming football season over coronavirus concerns, becoming the first program in the college sport's top-flight subdivision to spike 2020 play.
Seeking Alpha
· Regeneron's Monoclonal Antibody Cocktail In Primates  
The isolation of these has already been described, as well as a study looking at their effectiveness versus spike protein mutations.
Financial Express
· Covid: 1,076 fresh cases take Delhi tally to 1,40,232  
On June 23, the national capital had reported the highest single-day spike of 3,947, till date.
Sports Illustrated
· '14 Days of Hell': Athletes Revealing Serious COVID-19 Symptoms Provide Another Hurdle to a 2020 Season  
Some fear the combination could result in spiking virus cases on campuses that have, finally, somewhat contained the disease.
· Johnson & Johnson Gains After Reaching 100 Million Dose Agreement With US Government For COVID-19 Vaccine  
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) - Get Report shares spiked higher Wednesday after the drugmaker and healthcare group said it reached an agreement with the U.S. government to provide 100 million doses of its potential coronavirus vaccine.
Washington Post
· ADP’s U.S. Job Data Misses Estimates, Signaling New Virus Drag  
Applications for unemployment benefits have risen for two straight weeks amid a spike in Covid-19 cases that has forced some rollbacks in reopening plans.
The Guardian
· UK tourists would rather cancel a trip than enter quarantine or wear masks  
Rules on quarantine measures and masks vary from country to country, and can change without warning, as spikes in some regions result in restrictions and safety measures being reinstated.
Liverpool Echo
· Urgent testing for taxi drivers after Liverpool coronavirus spike  
New testing measures for taxi and private hire drivers are being rolled out in Liverpool as part of the battle to stamp out the city's virus spike.