Volume 10, Number 7—July 2004
Model Parameters and Outbreak Control for SARS
|Positive sensitivity indices||Negative sensitivity indices|
|Ψβ = 1||–1%||Ψγ2 = –0.3129||3.19%|
|Ψρ = 0.6063||–1.65%||Ψδ = –0.3016||3.32%|
|Ψl = 0.5183||–1.93%||Ψα = –0.1933||5.17%|
|Ψp = 0.0906||–11.04%||Ψγ1 = –0.1216||8.22%|
|Ψq = 0.0706||–14.16%||Ψk = –0.0706||14.16%|
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.