Volume 10, Number 7—July 2004
Model Parameters and Outbreak Control for SARS
|Positive sensitivity indices||Negative sensitivity indices|
|Ψβ = 1||–1%||Ψα = –0.4758||2.10%|
|Ψr = 0.6063||–1.65%||Ψδ = –0.1707||5.86%|
|Ψl = 0.2001||–4.99%||Ψγ2 = –0.1208||8.28%|
|Ψγ = 0.1172||–8.53%||Ψk = –0.1172||8.53%|
|Ψp = 0.0906||–11.04%||Ψγ1 = –0.1156||8.65%|
1At the time this work was carried out, Dr. Castillo-Chavez was on sabbatical at Los Alamos National Laboratory and faculty of Cornell University.
2Recall that l = 0 corresponds to complete isolation, whereas l = 1 means no effective isolation occurs. Hence, a decrease in l means an increase in the effective isolation of the infected persons.