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Title: The dynamics of spreading and immune strategies of sexually transmitted diseases on scale-free network
Authors: Lou, Jie
Ruggen, Tommaso
Keywords: STDS
SCALE-FREE NETWORK
EPIDEMIC THRESHOLD
PROPORTIONAL IMMUNIZATION STRATEGY
TARGETED IMMUNIZATION STRATEGY
Issue Date: 2009
Citation: Lou, J., & Ruggen, T. (2010). The dynamics of spreading and immune strategies of sexually transmitted diseases on scale-free network. Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 365 (1): 210-219. doi: 10.1016/j.jmaa.2009.10.044
Abstract: We examine epidemic threshold and dynamics for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) spread using a multiple susceptible-infected–removed-susceptible ODE model on scale-free networks. We derive the threshold for the epidemic to be zero in infinite scale-free network. For a hard cut off scale-free network, we also prove the stability of disease-free equilibrium and the persistence of STDs infection. The effects of two immunization schemes, including proportional scheme and targeted vaccination, are studied and compared. We find that targeted strategy compare favorably to a proportional scheme in terms of effectiveness. Theory and simulations both prove that an appropriate condom using has prominent effect to control STDs spread on scale-free networks.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10625/49799
ISSN: 0022-247X
Project Number: 104519
Project Title: International Research Chairs Initiative (IRCI)
Document Delivery: This document is not available in the IDRC Digital Library / Ce document n'est pas disponible dans la Bibliothèque numérique du CRDI
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IDRC Research Results / Résultats de recherches du CRDI
2000-2009 / Années 2000-2009
Modelling and controlling infectious diseases / Se servir de la modélisation pour lutter contre les maladies infectieuses

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