From: Estimating the basic reproduction number for single-strain dengue fever epidemics

Parameter | Description | Value | Reference |
---|---|---|---|

Π
_{
H
}
| Host recruitment rate |
140 week ^{-1}
| assumed |

Π
_{
V
}
| Vector recruitment rate |
28000 week ^{-1}
| [12] |

$\frac{1}{\mu}$ | Host mortality | 3494 weeks | [12] |

δ
_{
H
}
| Host disease-induceddeath rate |
0.0035 week ^{-1}
| [12] |

$\frac{1}{{\mu}_{V}}$ | Vector mortality | 2 weeks | [12] |

δ
_{
V
}
| Vector disease-induceddeath rate |
negligible week ^{-1}
| [11] |

$\frac{1}{{\sigma}_{H}}$ | Latency period forexposed hosts | 1 week [13] | |

$\frac{1}{{\tau}_{H}}$ | Recovery time for infectedhosts | 1 week | [12] |

$\frac{1}{{\sigma}_{V}}$ | Latency period forexposed vectors | $\frac{10}{7}$ weeks | [13] |

C
_{
H
V
}
| Effective contact rate | Variable |