Mexico says possible case of Wuhan virus under investigation

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks during a morning press conference in Mexico on Jan 21, 2020.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks during a morning press conference in Mexico on Jan 21, 2020.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

MEXICO CITY (REUTERS) - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday (Jan 22) that authorities are investigating one potential case of coronavirus in the northern border state of Tamaulipas.

"It's being dealt with," Mr Lopez Obrador said in his regular morning press conference.

He added that a second potential case of the infection in Mexico had been ruled out.