People with cardiac disease are strongly recommended to receive influenza vaccine every year
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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