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BIOL 208 (March 12, 2014) - Infection Dynamics

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Department
Biology (Biological Sciences)
Course
BIOL208
Professor
James Cahill
Semester
Winter

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BIOL 208 (March 12, 2014) • A basic framework of infection dynamics β o = probability that a susceptible individual will become infected (a per capita rate) o v = probability that infected individual will gain immunity (a per capita rate too) o d = probability of death o α = virulence factor o b = birth rate per individual o γ = probability that immune individual will lose immunity o σ = increase/decrease in birth rate due to infection • *Net reproduction rate of less than one means that population is declining • Figure 15.13  How to model o Zombie example:  Susceptible Humans  Infected  Turn into Zombies  R = People removed from the population (away from zombies)  Q = quarantine • *Infected individuals, zombies, exposed humans locked away o Third group is violation of human r
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