“Maligayang-maligaya ako kasi ang Russia kaibigan natin ito. Wala tayong away sa Russia. Ang ano nila is bibigay sila ng bakuna, wala naman silang sinasabing ‘Bayaran mo,’”
“Ito tingin ko kay President Putin, tulong niya sa atin, libre. Kaya ngayon, tinatanggao natin at kung ano ang supply, mag-usap pa kami kung ilan ang kailangan natin,”
“Ako pagdating ng bakuna in public, para walang satsat diyan, in public magpa-injection ako,”
“Ako ‘yong unang ma-eksperimentuhan. Okay para sa akin.”
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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with several Cabinet members on the latest updates regarding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation in the Philippines and the measures being done by the government in mitigating the effects of the pandemic.
As the nation continues to battle the health and economic challenges brought upon by the COVID-19, President Duterte appeals to his ‘kababayans’ for their part in controlling the spread of the virus by staying healthy and keeping other people safe through the continued practice of minimum health standards such as social distancing, wearing of face masks and other necessary protective measures.