President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the people after holding a meeting with the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) core members at the Malacañang Palace on October 4, 2021.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the people after holding a meeting with the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) core members at the Malacañang Palace on October 4, 2021. SIMEON CELI/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the people after holding a meeting with the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) core members at the Malacañang Palace on October 4, 2021. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea listens as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the people at the Malacañang Palace on October 4, 2021. RICHARD MADELO/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go listens as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the people at the Malacañang Palace on October 4, 2021. SIMEON CELI/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO