People with chronic liver disease are strongly recommended to receive influenza vaccine every year
People with chronic liver disease are strongly recommended to receive annual influenza vaccine.
The following people have an increased risk of severe outcomes after influenza infection:
- people with histological evidence of fibrosis or cirrhosis
- people with clinical evidence of chronic liver disease from various causes, including alcoholism17,25,26
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