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Table 1 Parameter notation, values, and sources

From: Reducing dengue fever cases at the lowest budget: a constrained optimization approach applied to Thailand

Symbol Definition Value Data source
μh Human birth rate = death rate 1/(70 × 365) [47]
μv Vector mortality rate (non-Wolbachia) 12 days− 1 [57]
Τv Average extrinsic incubation rate 9 days− 1 [57]
Τh Average intrinsic incubation rate 7 days− 1 [57]
ɣh Human recovery rate 6 days− 1 [58]
βhv Transmission probability, vector (non-Wolbachia) to host 0.186 Modelled
βvh Transmission probability, host to vector (non-Wolbachia) 0.186 Modelled
bv Biting rate (non-Wolbachia) [0, 1] [57]
ε Vaccine efficacy 73% Assumeda
θ Waning rate at which temporarily protected individuals with dengue vaccine become partly susceptible to DF 10 years Assumed
p Proportion (coverage) of population vaccinated at birth [0, 1] Modelled
μw Vector mortality rate (Wolbachia) 1.10 × μv [52, 53]
Τw Average extrinsic incubation rate (Wolbachia) Τv [52, 53]
bw Biting rate (Wolbachia) 0.95 × bv [52, 53]
βhw Transmission probability, vector (Wolbachia) to host 0.5 × βhv [52, 53]
βwh Transmission probability, host to vector (Wolbachia) Βvh [52, 53]
Br Scaling factor, vector birth rate (Wolbachia) 0.95 [52, 53]
W Wolbachia release coverage [0, 1] Modelled
  1. DF dengue fever
  2. aInformed by candidate vaccines in development [8, 9]