fbpx
Connect with us

Social Stories

Anti-Vaxxers Are Afraid They’ll Turn Into Zombies Like In “I Am Legend” Movie

Published

I Am Legend
Source: Reuters & Facebook

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Remember the movie ‘I Am Legend’ starring Will Smith about humans turning into zombies?

Well apparently, certain vaccine-hesitant people are afraid to get their Covid-19 vaccination because of what happened in the movie.

Just to recap, the movie is a post-apocalyptic thriller where humans either die or turn into zombies after being infected with a genetically engineered virus to cure cancer. Will Smith’s character, who is immune to the virus, goes in search of a cure while defending himself against the hostile mutants.

While some people claim that the humans in the movie turned into zombies because of a vaccine, the plot of the film shows that the plague was actually caused by a modified measles virus, NOT a vaccine, reported CNN.

131131200 3378241788969996 5149810781207879395 N

Comment

Comment2

Since the first Covid-19 vaccines were authoritised in 2020, Reuters had to release a ‘fact check’ report to debunk these claims.

“Social media users have been sharing content online that claims characters in the movie “I Am Legend” starring actor Will Smith turned into zombies because of a vaccine. This claim is false,” the report wrote.

“This genetically engineered measles virus is the reason for the plague and the zombie-like creatures in the fictional film. It was not a vaccination but a modified virus used to treat cancer.”

The claims became so ridiculous that the movie’s screenwriter, Akiva Goldsman, had to clarify that the movie was just pure fiction.

“Oh. My. God. It’s a movie. I made that up. It’s. Not. Real.” he wrote in a tweet.

Even though the Covid-19 vaccine does not prevent one from getting infected, it has already been showing promising results to prevent recipients from being hospitalised or entering the ICU.

Let movies stay as movies and focus on getting yourself and your loved ones vaccinated!

 

Also read: 84.6% Of Critical Covid-19 Patients Reported On 10 August Were Not Vaccinated, Says Health DG

Vaccination Works

Source: Facebook
Source: Facebook
Source: Facebook


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Beach Park Ft Beach Park Ft
News16 hours ago

Penang Beach Park Forced To Shut Down After Thousands Of Visitors Were Spotted

A beach park in Penang, Taman Rekreasi Pantai Robina (also known as Robina Eco Park), has been forced to shut...

Mitsubishi Mitsubishi
News17 hours ago

M’sian Man Who Drove Against Traffic & Killed 2 Teenagers Charged With Murder

The driver who drove against traffic and killed two teenagers on 12 September has been charged with murder at the...

Kk Kk
News19 hours ago

Mount Kinabalu & Other Tourist Sites Reopened To Fully Vaccinated Individuals Starting 16 Sept

It’s finally time for fully vaccinated individuals to gear up as Mount Kinabalu is now open to the public for...

Collage 3 5 Collage 3 5
News20 hours ago

523 Covid-19 Positive Individuals & Those Ignoring Home Quarantine Identified In Kedah

After more than a year of fighting the pandemic, some people are still violating the SOPs by endangering the lives...

Ppcc Ppcc
News23 hours ago

PM: B40 Households To Receive Self-Test Kits & Oximeters From Govt In Covid-19 Care Package

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced yesterday (19 September) that the government will allocate over RM471.6 million to...

Khairy Jamaluddin Booster Shot Khairy Jamaluddin Booster Shot
News23 hours ago

KJ: Booster Shots Expected To Be Given To High-Risk Groups Starting October

Many countries have started giving booster shots to their citizens and it seems like Malaysia is next to follow suit....

Wee Ft Wee Ft
News2 days ago

Transport Minister: More Public Transport Expected To Operate At Full Capacity Next Month

As Malaysia moves into the Covid-19 endemic phase, more public transport is expected to operate if domestic tourist destinations are...

Rnr Rnr
News2 days ago

Almost All R&Rs Along PLUS Highway Have Reopened, Those Fully Vaccinated Allowed To Dine In

As Klang Valley moves on to Phase Two of the National Recovery Plan (NRP), more rest stops (R&R) have also...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY