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Netflix halts all movie and TV productions due to coronavirus

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Netflix has temporarily halted all TV and movie production for two weeks amid novel coronavirus concerns, Entertainment Weekly has reported.

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The streaming service has paused production for “Stranger Things” season 4, “Grace & Frankie,” “The Prom” and other film and TV shows that were in the development process in the U.S. and Canada when COVID-19 started spreading through the two countries.

Netflix made the decision “due to government restrictions and health/safety precautions.”

Disney and Warner Bros have also cancelled the production of a number of shows and movies.

Like other Silicon Valley-based tech giants, all California-based Netflix employees have been told to work from home to avoid the spread of the virus

President Trump declared the pandemic a national emergency Friday afternoon, freeing up $50 billion in funding to fight the virus, and threw his support behind a congressional aid package.

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