The National Health Commission (NHC) has released a new set of guidelines for preventing myopia during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s suggesting that elementary students spend no more than two and a half hours per day on online classes, and four hours at most for middle schoolers.
The guidelines also recommend that students take 10-minute breaks after each study session of 20 to 30 minutes.
Preventing nearsightedness in young people has become a top priority for the Chinese government.
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