People with chronic illnesses who need medical follow-up or hospitalisation are strongly recommended to receive influenza vaccine every year
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:
- 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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