BEIJING, Mar. 3 -- A vaccination ceremony of the COVID-19 vaccines provided by the Chinese military was held at Fort Andres Bonifacio in Metro Manila, the national headquarters of the Philippine Army, on March 2nd, local time.
Lt. Gen. Jose C Faustino Jr., commanding general of the Philippine Army, and Vivencio Dizon, deputy chief implementer of the National Task Force against Covid-19 (NTF), attended the ceremony.
At the ceremony, Lt. Gen. Jose Faustino took the lead to get inoculated, becoming the first Chinese COVID-19 vaccine recipient among the senior military officials in the Philippines.
It is learnt that the Philippine military had received this batch of COVID-19 vaccines from Chinese military on February 28.