Chinese schoolchildren are experiencing a myopia epidemic which experts blamed on long hours spent studying indoors. Photo: Simon Song Chinese schoolchildren are experiencing a myopia epidemic which experts blamed on long hours spent studying indoors. Photo: Simon Song
Chinese schoolchildren are experiencing a myopia epidemic which experts blamed on long hours spent studying indoors. Photo: Simon Song
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Chinese primary school scraps homework for weekend as sun comes out to play after month of cold and rain

  • Head teacher fears pupils were stifled by weeks of classroom confinement
  • Study suggests that lack of outdoor play is bad for children’s health

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Chinese schoolchildren are experiencing a myopia epidemic which experts blamed on long hours spent studying indoors. Photo: Simon Song Chinese schoolchildren are experiencing a myopia epidemic which experts blamed on long hours spent studying indoors. Photo: Simon Song
Chinese schoolchildren are experiencing a myopia epidemic which experts blamed on long hours spent studying indoors. Photo: Simon Song
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