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Google, Facebook and Netflix mandate vaccines for U.S. employees

Christian Fernsby |
Netflix is now mandating vaccinations on U.S. productions, making it the first major Hollywood studio to establish such a policy.

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The rules, announced on Wednesday, will extend to anyone working in Zone A, which includes actors and anyone who comes into contact with them.

Google announced it's rolling out the policy first in the US in the coming weeks, with plans to expand to other regions within months.

"Getting vaccinated is one of the most important ways to keep ourselves and our communities healthy in the months ahead," wrote chief executive Sundar Pichai in a blog post on Wednesday.

Facebook vice president of people, wrote in a statement: "How we implement this policy will depend on local conditions and regulations. We will have a process for those who cannot be vaccinated for medical or other reasons and will be evaluating our approach in other regions as the situation evolves."

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