The Final Size of a Serious Epidemic

Fred Brauer

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Abstract

In an epidemic of a serious disease, there is likely to be behavioral response that decreases the epidemic size considerably, and taking this into account may lead to estimates of the final epidemic size that are much smaller and more realistic than estimates that do not take this into account.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)869-877
Number of pages9
JournalBulletin of mathematical biology
Volume81
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 15 2019

Keywords

  • Behavioral response
  • Epidemic models
  • Final size relations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Immunology
  • Mathematics(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Pharmacology
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics

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