Many countries of the world are still suffering from Corona. At the same time, the possibility of a third wave is being expressed in India as well. From all this, another frightening form of corona has emerged in many countries of the world including Central South Africa. The variant is being said to be more dangerous than ever before and it may even dodge vaccine protection.
Experts from the National Institute for Communicable Diseases and the KwaZulu Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform in South Africa claim that the C.1.2 variant of the corona first appeared in May. It was followed by China, Congo, England, New Zealand, Portugal and Switzerland till August. According to experts, the variants found during the first corona wave in South Africa have seen more changes in C.1.2 than in C.1 variants. Therefore, this variant has been kept in the category of Variant of Concern.
Experts claim that the world has seen more mutations in C.1.2 than the type of anxiety and attention received so far. Not only this, experts say that the variant may be more infectious and may also dodge the protection mechanism sown by the corona vaccine. According to this study the number of C.1.2 genomes is increasing every month in South Africa. Genome sequencing increased from 0.2% in May to 1.6% in June, up from 2% in July.