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Table 1 Summary of constant parameters and their numerical values appearing in the epidemic model

From: A reliable and competitive mathematical analysis of Ebola epidemic model

Notation Parameter with description Value Source
λ Rate of increase (recruitment rate) of susceptible humans 0.6321 [2, 4]
μ Natural mortality rate of susceptible humans 0.9704 [2, 4]
\(\beta _{1}\) Rate of infection from susceptible to exposed humans 0.2877 [2, 4]
\(\beta _{2}\) Rate of infection from exposed to infected humans 0.7613 [2, 4]
\(\beta _{3}\) Rate of infection from infected to recovered humans 0.4389 [2, 4]
\(\beta _{4}\) Rate of infection due to wild animals from susceptible to exposed humans 0.1234 [2, 4]
\(\beta _{5}\) Rate of infection due to wild animals from susceptible to infected humans 0.2431 [2, 4]
\(\beta _{6}\) Rate of infection due to domestic animals from susceptible to exposed humans 0.4000 [2, 4]
\(\beta _{7}\) Rate of infection due to domestic animals from susceptible to infected humans 0.3000 [2, 4]
\(\mu _{1}\) Natural mortality rate of exposed humans 0.0432 [2, 4]
\(\mu _{2}\) Disease induced mortality rate of exposed humans 0.2006 [2, 4]
\(\mu _{3}\) Natural mortality rate of infected humans 0.0656 [2, 4]
\(\mu _{4}\) Disease induced mortality rate of infected humans 0.9764 [2, 4]
\(\mu _{5}\) Natural mortality rate of recovered humans 0.6704 [2, 4]