With a growing number of people favoring the idea of opening up America, it's a good time to remind everyone why we're social distancing in the first place: there's a deadly virus running rampant through the country and it spreads very easily. A new poll released Monday found that 71% of Americans favor requiring people to stay in their homes except for essential errands. That's down from 80% two weeks earlier.

But how easily does the virus spread? Well, the Japanese public broadcasting organization NHK and a group of health experts created an experiment that shows how effectively COVID-19 could hypothetically spread through a restaurant.

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