Omicron COVID-19 variant not a worry for Mexico, president says

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Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is welcomed by U.S. President Joe Biden (not pictured) in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S. November 18, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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MEXICO CITY, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday that there was no reason to worry in Mexico about the new COVID-19 variant omicron.

Speaking in his regular morning news conference, he added that there was no information that existing vaccines are not effective against new variant.

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Reporting by Raul Cortes and Diego Ore, writing by Laura Gottesdiener; Editing by Frank Jack Daniel

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