People with chronic illnesses who need regular medical follow-up or were hospitalised in the previous year are strongly recommended to receive annual influenza vaccine.

These conditions include:

  • diabetes9,10,27
  • chronic renal failure9,10
  • chronic inherited metabolic diseases, including amino acid disorders, carbohydrate disorders, cholesterol biosynthesis disorders, fatty acid oxidation defects, lactic acidosis, mitochondrial disorders, organic acid disorders, urea cycle disorders, vitamin/cofactor disorders and porphyrias9,10

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