President Rodrigo Roa Duterte holds a briefing on the 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) at the Malacañan Palace on February 3, 2020.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte holds a briefing on the 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) at the Malacañan Palace on February 3, 2020. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte holds a briefing on the 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) at the Malacañan Palace on February 3, 2020. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrives at the Malacañan Palace to hold a briefing on the 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019 nCoV) on February 3, 2020. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrives at the Malacañan Palace to hold a briefing on the 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019 nCoV) on February 3, 2020. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte cleans his hands with sanitizer before heading to the Heroes Hall of Malacañan Palace to hold a briefing on the 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) on February 3, 2020. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte cleans his hands with sanitizer before heading to the Heroes Hall of Malacañan Palace to hold a briefing on the 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) on February 3, 2020. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte holds a briefing on the 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) at the Malacañan Palace on February 3, 2020. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte holds a briefing on the 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) at the Malacañan Palace on February 3, 2020. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO