A Modified SEIR Model for the Spread of Ebola in Western Africa and Metrics for Resource Allocation

16 Mar 2016Paul DiazPaul ConstantineKelsey KalmbachEric JonesStephen Pankavich

A modified, deterministic SEIR model is developed for the 2014 Ebola epidemic occurring in the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. The model describes the dynamical interaction of susceptible and infected populations, while accounting for the effects of hospitalization and the spread of disease through interactions with deceased, but infectious, individuals... (read more)

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