New Covid Variant In South Africa C.1.2. Although not defined as a variant of concern, a la delta, researchers are keeping an eye on its developments. On monday the national institute for communicable diseases in south africa issued an alert about the “c.1.2.
The variant, c.1.2 lineage, was detected through genomic surveillance of the. The c.1.2 variant is already in the uk and was first spotted in south africa, but what do we know about the strain and will vaccines protect us? The new variant, known as c.1.2, was first detected in may and has now spread to most south african provinces and to seven other countries in.