The backward bifurcation in compartmental models for West Nile virus.

Abstract

In all of the West Nile virus (WNV) compartmental models in the literature, the basic reproduction number serves as a crucial control threshold for the eradication of the virus. However, our study suggests that backward bifurcation is a common property shared by the available compartmental models with a logistic type of growth for the population of host… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.mbs.2010.05.006

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