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Table 2 Parameter values for the Lassa fever model (1)

From: Modeling, analyzing and simulating the dynamics of Lassa fever in Nigeria

Parameter Description Value Source
\(\pi _{h}\) Recruitment rate of humans through birth or immigration 68,088 Estimated
\(\sigma _{h}\) Disease progression rate from exposed to infectious human 0.5185 Estimated
\(\mu _{h}\) Natural death rate of humans 0.0003 Estimated
\(\delta _{h}\) Disease induced death rate for humans 0.1323 Estimated
\(\xi _{h}\) Immunity waning rate of humans 0.3278 Fitted
\(\tau _{h}\) Recovery rate of infectious humans 0.0027 Fitted
\(\beta _{h}\) Transmission probability from human-to-human 0.1250 Fitted
\(\beta _{rh}\) Transmission probability from rodent-to-human 0.0509 Fitted
\(\beta _{hr}\) Transmission probability from human-to-rodent 0.0137 Fitted
\(\beta _{r}\) Transmission probability from rodent-to-rodent 0.0254 Fitted
\(\pi _{r}\) Recruitment rate of rodents through birth 577 Estimated
\(\mu _{r}\) Natural death rate of rodents 0.0192 Estimated