Fact Check: Still from popular TV Series ‘The Walking Dead’ falsely linked to COVID-19

A picture is being circulated on social media in which an injured man can be seen walking through a pile of dead bodies. The picture is being linked to the Coronavirus.

The caption with the picture reads:

PLEASE READ THAT IS THE TRUTH ABOUT COVID-19
I READ THIS EARLIER,
HE REALLY HAS A POINT 🤔
#Credit to the owner of this❤️

This covid maam and sir? This is too expensive to cure the government. If in philippines it’s worth 300 k. 300 thousand is already big money to the ordinary people. Do you know why there are so many dead abroad and usually adults? It’s because their government is practical. They are thinking that if the government will pay proper attention or care for seniors or adults, at the end the effort will be useless because it is unproductive, that’s why they are being removed from the ventilator. What they are doing is in short euthanasia so the dead are helera. So in the news it’s scary to think that many are dying for them but government has to decide wisely between death and life. The most practical decision is death. Why makes an effort? If at the end effort and expenses, the government will not be useful. So what their government is working on is productive. CLICK TO READ FULL POST.

At the time of filing this report, the above post was shared by over 2,300 Facebook users.

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FACT CHECK

NewsMobile fact-checked the above post and found that the viral picture is falsely linked to COVID-19.

On putting the picture through Reverse Image Search, we came across an article that had posted the same picture.

According to the article dated December 20, 2018, the picture is a still from a popular TV series ‘The Walking Dead’.

The article talks about the creation of the whole sequence through VFX.

On digging further, we found the trailer of the particular episode (S9.E5) on IMDb which featured the still picture in question.

In conclusion, the above information establishes that the picture in question is a still from TV series ‘The Walking Dead’ and it has no connection with the Coronavirus.

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