A number of students in three senior high schools have been infected with flu suspected to be H3N2 in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region.
The affected schools are Legacy Girls Senior High school, a private school, Krobo Girls Senior High school and Akuse Methodist Senior High Technical School.
The students are reported to have complained of fever and continuous headache as they reported in numbers to hospitals in the enclave over the week.
It is still unclear the source of the infection.
Influenza A virus subtype H3N2 is a subtype of viruses that causes influenza.
The viruses can infect birds and mammals. In birds, humans, and pigs, the virus can mutate into many strains.
By Yvonne Neequaye|3news.com|Ghana