President Rodrigo Roa Duterte attends the ceremonial turnover of more than 2.8 million doses of Russian-manufactured Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine procured by the national government at the Bulwagang Kalayaan in Villamor Air Base, Pasay City on November 8, 2021.

Crates containing doses of Russian-manufactured Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine procured by the national government are carefully unloaded at the Bulwagang Kalayaan in Villamor Air Base, Pasay City following the ceremonial turnover on November 8, 2021. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Russian Ambassador Marat Pavlov proceed to the canopy of the Bulwagang Kalayaan at Villamor Air Base in Pasay City for the inspection of COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V vials and ceremonial turnover on November 8, 2021. Joining them are Senator Christopher Lawrence Go, Presidential Adviser on Peace Process and National Task Force against Coronavirus Disease-2019 (NTF COVID-19) chief implementer, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., and Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a vial of the Russian-manufactured Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine following the ceremonial turnover at the Bulwagang Kalayaan in Villamor Air Base, Pasay City on November 8, 2021. TOTO LOZANO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Senator Christopher Lawrence Go show a vial of the Russian-manufactured Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine following the ceremonial turnover at the Bulwagang Kalayaan in Villamor Air Base, Pasay City on November 8, 2021. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Russian Ambassador Marat Pavlov listen to the program proper during the ceremonial turnover of more than 2.8 million doses of Russian-manufactured Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine procured by the national government at the Bulwagang Kalayaan in Villamor Air Base, Pasay City on November 8, 2021. TOTO LOZANO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO