Sweden suspends use of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine

Vial labelled "AstraZeneca COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine" and a broken syringe are seen in front of a displayed AstraZeneca logo in this illustration

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's health agency said on Tuesday it was pausing vaccinations against COVID-19 using AstraZeneca's vaccine as a precautionary measure.

Germany, France and Italy said on Monday they would stop administering the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine after several countries reported possible serious side-effects.

(Reporting by Anna Ringstrom; editing by Niklas Pollard)