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IJBBB 2017 Vol.7(2): 66-73 ISSN: 2010-3638
doi: 10.17706/ijbbb.2017.7.2.66-73

The Zika Virus Transmission Model

Jiraporn Lamwong, Puntani Pongsumpun
Abstract—A mathematical model of Zika virus is studied in this paper. Zika is caused by Zika virus, a flavivirus related to yellow fever, dengue. In 1952, first outbreak occurred in Uganda. In 1962, an epidemic was recognized as the first time in Thailand. In this study, we consider the transmission cycle between two population groups: human and mosquito. Using standard dynamical modeling method, the stability conditions of our model is considered by Routh-Hurwitz criteria. The numerical simulations are shown to support the analytical results.

Index Terms—Basic reproductive number, disease free steady state, endemic steady state, stability, Zika.

Jiraporn Lamwong is with Department of General Basis, Thatphanom College, Nakhon Phanom University, Thailand (email: kppuntan@kmitl.ac.th).
Puntani Pongsumpun is with Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand.

Cite: Jiraporn Lamwong, Puntani Pongsumpun, "The Zika Virus Transmission Model," International Journal of Bioscience, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 66-73, 2017.

General Information

ISSN: 2010-3638
Frequency: Bimonthly (2011-2015); Quarterly (Since 2016)
DOI: 10.17706/IJBBB
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Ebtisam Heikal 
Abstracting/ Indexing: Electronic Journals Library, Chemical Abstracts Services (CAS), Engineering & Technology Digital Library, Google Scholar, and ProQuest.
E-mail: ijbbb@iap.org
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