The impact of self-protective measures in the optimal interventions for controlling infectious diseases of human population.

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A mathematical model for infectious disease epidemics with behaviour change and treatment is formulated and analysed. It is indicated that behaviour modification by the population has a significant impact on the dynamics of the disease. Moreover, an optimal control theory is applied to propose the best possible combination of efforts in controlling a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00285-014-0761-3

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