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Table 2 Definition of parameters for model two

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

Parameter Definition
ë(t) Infection force at time t
âf 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
Nf(t) Number of household of one un-hospitalized infected people at time t
Na(t) Number of other household in the community of one un-hospitalized infected people at time t
Nh(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