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South Africa detects new variant of the coronavirus

A new, highly-contagious variant of the coronavirus has been discovered in South Africa as the country confronts a surge in new cases. CBS News reporter Haley Ott spoke to Tulio de Oliveira, one of the scientists who helped identify this mutation.
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