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Table 1 Initial conditions and parameter values for model (6), functions (1)-(3) and the ABMC

From: Modelling the effects of media during an influenza epidemic

  Description Value Range Unit Reference
Population      
S Susceptible 10,000    
E Exposed 0    
I Infectious 10    
R Recovered 0    
Parameter      
R 0 Basic reproductive ratio 1.5 1.3-1.7   [20, 21]
β Contact transmission rate 3.71287e-5   (person-day) -1 Eq. (7)
σ Transition rate E to I 1/2   (day) -1 [20]
γ Recovery rate 1/4   (day) -1 [20]
p i Media parameter varies varies   [7]
ABMC      
S/β Mean time to transmission S(t)/β    Eq. (7)
1/σ Mean exposed time 2   days [20]
1/γ Mean infectious time 4   days [20]
1/p i Media parameter varies varies   [7]
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