From: Mathematical models for devising the optimal Ebola virus disease eradication

Parameter | Definition |
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ë(t) | Infection force at time t |

â_{f}
| Infection rate of un-hospitalized infected people with the household |

ό
| Ratio of the transmission rate in the other households in the same community to that within the household |

\({\hat{\text{a}}}_{\text{h}}\) | Infection rate of hospitalized infected people |

\({\hat{\text{a}}}_{\text{b}}\) | Infection rate of an unsafe funeral |

N_{f(t)}
| Number of household of one un-hospitalized infected people at time t |

N_{a(t)}
| Number of other household in the community of one un-hospitalized infected people at time t |

N_{h(t)}
| Number of contacts with hospitalized infected people at time t |

I_{(t)}
| Number of infected people at time t |

∝ | Isolation rate |

f | Fatality rate |

u | Unsafe funeral ratio |