From: A dynamic model and some strategies on how to prevent and control hepatitis c in mainland China

Parameter | Description |
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μ
| Natural birth or death rate |

Λ in (10^{2},10^{6})
| Recruitment rate |

l in (0, 0.1)
| Transmission rate of the exposed generation |

m in (0, 0.1)
| Transmission rate of the acute infection generation |

n in (0, 0.1)
| Transmission rate of chronic infection generation |

β_{1} in (0, 0.1)
| Transmission infection rate of exposed population |

β_{2} in (0, 0.1)
| Transmission infection rate of acutely infected population |

β_{3} in (0, 0.1)
| Transmission infection rate of chronically infected population |

γ in (0, 1/30)
| Remove rate from recovered to susceptible |

σ in (0, 0.05)
| Rate of progression to acute stage from the exposed |

α in (0, 0.5)
| Transition rate for the acutely infected |

d_{1} in (0, 0.01)
| The mortality of acutely infected population |

d_{2} in (0, 0.01)
| The mortality of chronically infected population |

ρ_{1} in (0, 0.1)
| The proportion of natural recovered from acutely infected population |

ρ_{2} in (0.5, 1)
| The proportion of chronic infection from acutely infected population |

δ in (0, 0.1)
| Transition rate for the chronically infected |

η_{1} in (0, 1)
| The proportion of recovered from treated population |

λ in (0, 1)
| Transition rate for the treated |

p_{1} in (0, 1)
| The proportion of natural recovered from chronically infected population |

\({\mathcal {R}_{0}}\) | The number of infected during the initial patient’s infectious (not sick) period |