Netflix expands vaccination requirement to include all of its US employees

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With the rise in cases of COVID-19 within the US due to the new Delta version, Netflix decided to force all employees at its offices in the United States to get vaccinated against the coronavirus.

as informed Hollywood ReporterThe determination includes Los Gatos, Calif., where visitors must also show proof of vaccination, as does the Sunset Boulevard office in Los Angeles.

Not all Netflix employees have fully returned to face-to-face work, and there is no set date for that to happen.

For now, it is unclear when exactly this new policy will take effect. The streaming giant declined to comment.

Netflix’s decision follows a trend within the US, as companies such as Disney, Facebook, Google, Twitter, The Washington Post and The New York Times had already taken the same step, allowing their employees to be exposed to COVID-19. was vaccinated against.

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In late July, Netflix was the first major studio to require its cast and staff on film sets to be vaccinated against the disease. Other studios have now maintained similar guidelines.

The delta version of COVID-19 has already crossed 200 million cases worldwide, as announced by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University on Wednesday (4).

In Los Angeles alone, the Department of Public Health looked at recent cases on set. masked singer, powerful kill And also in a comedy reboot a blast party (1990), as well as transitioning to Endemol Shine North America offices.

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About the author: Will Smith

Will covers public and private tech markets from New York. He was previously a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Economics and Business Journalism at Columbia University, and prior to that was a reporter at the Los Angeles Business Journal. He has received a Journalist of the Year award from the L.A. Press Club and an investigative reporting award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

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