People aged ≥6 months with cardiac disease are strongly recommended to receive annual influenza vaccine.

Cardiac disease includes: 

  • cyanotic congenital heart disease
  • coronary artery disease 
  • congestive heart failure

Influenza causes increased morbidity and mortality in people with these conditions.9,10,13-15

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Last updated: 
7 June 2018
Last reviewed: 
7 June 2018