2017-Durojaye, M. O. - Mathematical Model of the Spread and Control of Ebola Virus Disease

By Brian Winkel

SIMIODE, Chardon OH USA

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Durojaye, M. O. 2017.  Mathematical Model of the Spread and Control of Ebola Virus Disease. Applied Mathematics. 7(2): 23-31.

See http://article.sapub.org/10.5923.j.am.20170702.02.html .

Abstract This paper analyses the transmission dynamics of Ebola Virus Disease using the modified SEIR model which is a system of ordinary differential equation. We study the SEIR model with vaccination to see the effect of vaccination on both the spread and control of the disease. The numerical analysis is done using MATLAB ode 45 which uses Runge Kutta method of fourth order. Our study reveals that vaccination is a very efficient factor in reducing the number of infected individuals in a short period of time and increasing the number of recovered individuals. Our analysis made use of data from the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Liberia and Sierra Leone provided by the World Health Organization

Keywords Ebola Virus Disease, Mathematical Modelling, Vaccination, differential equation

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  • Brian Winkel (2017), "2017-Durojaye, M. O. - Mathematical Model of the Spread and Control of Ebola Virus Disease," https://www.simiode.org/resources/4345.

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