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THR: Will Hollywood Require COVID-19 Vaccinations for Workers?

March 10, 2021

O’Melveny partner Houman Ehsan, an attorney-physician who holds an M.D. as well as a J.D., was quoted by The Hollywood Reporter in this article examining the media and entertainment industry’s path to reopening now that vaccines are on the scene.

Studios and production houses are grappling with the decision to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations and track employees’ inoculation status or keep the shots voluntary. “In the near term, given the scarcity of vaccines and a degree of vaccine hesitancy in the [overall] population, a voluntary program may make a lot of practical sense,” Ehsan said.

THR subscribers can read the full article here.