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

Parameter | Description |
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$\frac{1}{\mu}$ | Host mortality |

δ
| Host disease-induced death rate |

$\frac{1}{\sigma}$ | Latency period for exposed hosts |

$\frac{1}{\tau}$ | Recovery time for infected hosts |

β
| Effective contact rate for the direct transmission model |