Workers carefully unload the crates containing the doses of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by British-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca at the Bulwagang Kalayaan in Villamor Air Base, Pasay City on March 4, 2021.

Workers carefully unload the crates containing the doses of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by British-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca at the Bulwagang Kalayaan in Villamor Air Base, Pasay City on March 4, 2021. KING RODRIGUEZ/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and World Health Organization Representative in the Philippines Dr. Rabindra Abeyasinghe discuss matters while inspecting one of the crates containing doses of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by British-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca at the Bulwagang Kalayaan in Villamor Air Base, Pasay City on March 4, 2021. KING RODRIGUEZ/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does a fist bump with World Health Organization Representative in the Philippines Dr. Rabindra Abeyasinghe during the ceremonial turnover of the first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by British-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca at the Bulwagang Kalayaan in Villamor Air Base, Pasay City on March 4, 2021. With them in front of the commercial airline carrying 487,200 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine are Presidential Adviser on Peace Process and National Task Force against Coronavirus Disease-2019 (NTF COVID-19) chief implementer Carlito Galvez Jr., Health Secretary Francisco Duque III, and Senator Christopher Lawrence Go. KING RODRIGUEZ/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO