Beijing Residents Told to Stay In as Smog Exceeds Exposure Limit

Beijing Residents Told to Stay In as Smog Exceeds Exposure Limit

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The air across large parts of the city was “severely polluted,” the worst rating on the government’s six-level scale, the center said on its official microblog today, adding that children, the elderly and ill should stay indoors.