Tanda village, in Shanxi province, where people still live in cave homes and few wear glasses. Pictures: Zigor Aldama

China’s myopia epidemic: why a simple solution is being ignored

Under pressure to perform academically, children are spending most of their time indoors, depriving them of the sunlight that allows their eyes to develop

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Tanda village, in Shanxi province, where people still live in cave homes and few wear glasses. Pictures: Zigor Aldama
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Zigor Aldama

Zigor Aldama

Zigor Aldama is an award-winning journalist from Spain. Focused on social issues, he's been covering Asia from China since 1999. He lives in Shanghai and his work is currently published in Spanish by the newspapers of Vocento group and El País.