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Gary Stokes, co-founder of marine conservation group OceansAsia, shows face masks that washed up on the beach of Soko Islands, following an outbreak of the novel coronavirus, in Hong Kong, China March 7, 2020. Picture taken March 7, 2020. REUTERS/Yoyo Chow

Gary Stokes, co-founder of marine conservation group OceansAsia, shows face masks that washed up on the beach of Soko Islands, following an outbreak of the novel coronavirus, in Hong Kong, China March 7, 2020. Picture taken March 7, 2020....more

Gary Stokes, co-founder of marine conservation group OceansAsia, shows face masks that washed up on the beach of Soko Islands, following an outbreak of the novel coronavirus, in Hong Kong, China March 7, 2020. Picture taken March 7, 2020. REUTERS/Yoyo Chow
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Trash is seen on the beach of Soko Islands in Hong Kong, China March 7, 2020. Picture taken March 7, 2020. REUTERS/Yoyo Chow

Trash is seen on the beach of Soko Islands in Hong Kong, China March 7, 2020. Picture taken March 7, 2020. REUTERS/Yoyo Chow

Trash is seen on the beach of Soko Islands in Hong Kong, China March 7, 2020. Picture taken March 7, 2020. REUTERS/Yoyo Chow
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Trash is seen on the beach of Soko Islands in Hong Kong, China March 7, 2020. Picture taken March 7, 2020. REUTERS/Yoyo Chow

Trash is seen on the beach of Soko Islands in Hong Kong, China March 7, 2020. Picture taken March 7, 2020. REUTERS/Yoyo Chow

Trash is seen on the beach of Soko Islands in Hong Kong, China March 7, 2020. Picture taken March 7, 2020. REUTERS/Yoyo Chow
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