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Who Is Most Likely to Die From COVID, According to CDC

Bottom line: During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re all in this together. None of us are 100% immune, even after vaccination. None of us are immune. What’s worse: The virus is more dangerous, even fatal, to people with certain medical conditions. Do you feel truly confident that you’re doing enough to protect your friends, family and loved ones? Are you sure? The people around you may be far more likely to get sick and suffer serious outcomes from COVID than you realize. These are the people

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Brooklyn Thai Restaurant Ugly Baby Has Temporarily Closed

Thai favorite Ugly Baby has temporarily closed

Ugly Baby — the Carroll Gardens Thai restaurant considered by many New Yorkers to be among the best Thai restaurants in the city — has temporarily closed. Writer Jeremy Gordon first broke the news on his Twitter account, and the restaurant confirmed the news to Eater saying that it was taking a pause to prepare for indoor dining and to create a new menu.

The restaurant kept irregular hours throughout the pandemic, but this appears to be the first extended closure in a while. The restaurant didn’t provide a date for when it

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100-year-old Borracchini’s Bakery, a traditional Seattle destination, is closed for good

After 100 years of selling spectacular cakes for weddings and office parties, the landmark Borracchini’s Bakery & Mediterranean Market on Rainier Avenue South announced Saturday it was closed for good.

The pandemic has taken down another business — this one, a destination for generations of Seattleites who couldn’t resist the sweet offerings while immersing themselves in tradition.

“ … we are in the party business. The problem with that is no one has been gathering over the past year to have those parties. Needless to say, it was devastating to our business,” said the family on the bakery’s Facebook page

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MetroWest and Milford restaurants that closed in the past year

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to remove Hopkinton’s Carbone’s restaurant. After announcing in September it would close, the restaurant remains open and exciting news is expected about it soon. Check back for an update.

It’s been a year since the pandemic hit our area, and it’s been an especially sad one for  local restaurants that have struggled financially or found it too difficult to stay open in the face of COVID restrictions. Here are just a few of the local food establishments we will miss:

Framingham 

Volturno, 1 Edgell Road, Framingham. This restaurant, with its delicious pizzas

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