This COVID-19 death photo is actually from TV show Grey's Anatomy

Viral social media post shows Italian doctors dying from COVID-19, except its a still from a TV episode of Grey's Anatomy.

Published Mon, Apr 13 2020 11:09 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

A social media post that has been doing the rounds showed Italian medical scrubs dead on the operating room floor, mid-operation, killed by COVID-19.

This COVID-19 death photo is actually from TV show Grey's Anatomy 04 |

The social media post has a caption that reads: "some bodies among the 200 doctors in Italy who died yesterday of coronavirus". Italy has been slammed by coronavirus, so it has caused quite the stir... except its a total fabrication. The photo was reverse image searched and found to be a still from Grey's Anatomy.

Yeah, the COVID-19 death photo was from a 2007 episode (S3E14) called 'Wishin' and Hopin'. On the left of the image is the Italian medical scrubs that "died from COVID-19" on the ground, the right is the still image from the Wishin' and Hopin' episode of Grey's Anatomy.

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