Examination of a simple model of condom usage and individual withdrawal for the HIV epidemic.

@article{Musgrave2009ExaminationOA,
  title={Examination of a simple model of condom usage and individual withdrawal for the HIV epidemic.},
  author={Jeff Musgrave and James Watmough},
  journal={Mathematical biosciences and engineering : MBE},
  year={2009},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={363-76}
}
Since the discovery of HIV/AIDS there have been numerous mathematical models proposed to explain the epidemic of the disease and to evaluate possible control measures. In particular, several recent studies have looked at the potential impact of condom usage on the epidemic [1, 2, 3, 4]. We develop a simple model for HIV/AIDS, and investigate the effectiveness of condoms as a possible control strategy. We show that condoms can greatly reduce the number of outbreaks and the size of the epidemic… CONTINUE READING

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