South Africa detects new coronavirus variant, still studying its mutations C.1.2 contains mutations present in WHO variants of concern Scientists running lab tests to understand more about variant Still appears to account for small share of South Africa's cases JOHANNESBURG, Aug 30 (Reuters) - South African scientists have detected a new coronavirus variant with multiple mutations but are yet to establish whether it is more contagious or able to overcome the immunity provided by vaccines or prior infection. The new variant, known as C.1.2, was first detected in May and has now spread to most

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