policies . epidemic : implications for control A mathematical model of a heroin

  • DOUGLAS R. MACKINTOSH

Abstract

An exponential model based on the infectious disease model of Kermack and McKendrick has been simplified to illustrate how the use of heroin spreads in epidemic fashion. A numerical simulation is arranged to show how the dynamics of spread are influenced by the original number of users, rates of conversion, and time of removal from the drug scene of those… (More)

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