BY ZACH HEILMAN

On Wednesday, Sweden and Denmark announced that they would stop using Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine for younger age groups after numerous reports of rare side effects such as myocarditis.

The Swedish Health Agency has stopped using the vaccine for anyone born in 1991 or later after receiving data that shows an increased risk of myocarditis and pericarditis in youth and young adults who have received the vaccine. Both conditions cause an inflammation of the lining around the heart.

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