What is the C.1.2 variant?
- Researchers have identified a new SARS-CoV-2 variant, which they refer to as C.1.2.
- C.1.2 contains mutations associated with increased transmissibility and ability to evade antibodies than other variants.
- However, experts say the public should not panic about the C.1.2 variant.
- They add that public health protocols, such as vaccinations, wearing a mask, and social distancing, are effective ways to prevent infection.
The more viruses spread, the more likely they are to mutate and form different…