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The Severity of a Viral Host-Vector Epidemic

J. Radcliffe
Journal of Applied Probability
Vol. 13, No. 4 (Dec., 1976), pp. 791-794
DOI: 10.2307/3212534
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3212534
Page Count: 4
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The Severity of a Viral Host-Vector Epidemic
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Abstract

An analogue of the deterministic pandemic threshold theorem for a measles epidemic is established for a viral host-vector epidemic. The severity of the epidemic is shown to be the unique positive solution of a pair of equations.

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