# The effect of immigrant communities coming from higher incidence tuberculosis regions to a host country

@article{Rocha2017TheEO, title={The effect of immigrant communities coming from higher incidence tuberculosis regions to a host country}, author={Eug{\'e}nio M. Rocha and Cristiana J. Silva and Delfim F. M. Torres}, journal={Ricerche di Matematica}, year={2017}, volume={67}, pages={89-112} }

We introduce a new tuberculosis (TB) mathematical model, with 25 state-space variables where 15 are evolution disease states (EDSs), which generalises previous models and takes into account the (seasonal) flux of populations between a high incidence TB country (A) and a host country (B) with low TB incidence, where (B) is divided into a community (G) with high percentage of people from (A) plus the rest of the population (C). Contrary to some beliefs, related to the fact that agglomerations of…

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