Curbing travel over Omicron coronavirus variant of little use -Mexican health official

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MEXICO CITY - Mexico's deputy health secretary said measures such as restricting travel or closing borders are of little use in response to the emergence of the new Omicron coronavirus variant. Hugo Lopez Gatell, who has been the face of the Mexican government's response to the pandemic, said some of the measures other countries have taken are "disproportionate" to what the existing
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