FACT CHECK: VIRAL IMAGE CLAIMS TO SHOW A WUHAN LAB WITH THE SAME LOGO AS THE FICTIONAL ‘RESIDENT EVIL’ LAB

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Here we go 🙌🏻😂

Posted by
Meghan Antoinette on Sunday, January 26, 2020


An image shared on Facebook more than 7,100 times claims a biological research lab in Wuhan, China, shares the same logo as the the fictional lab responsible for a viral outbreak in the “Resident Evil” game franchise.

“Here we go,” reads the caption.

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The company operates out of Shanghai, not Wuhan. Resemblance between the two logos appears to be coincidental.

Fact Check:

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The Facebook post uses the logos to suggest a connection between a real biological research company and Umbrella Corporation, the fictional lab responsible for a viral outbreak that plays a key role in the plot of the “Resident Evil” video games.

“In #ResidentEvil the Umbrella Corporation releases a virus that infects the...
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