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Table 1 Table of notation

From: Effectiveness of the BNT162b2 (Pfizer-BioNTech) and the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (Oxford-AstraZeneca) vaccines for reducing susceptibility to infection with the Delta variant (B.1.617.2) of SARS-CoV-2

Notation Definition
\(\beta\) Transmission rate
\(\gamma\) Rate of recovery (days\(^{-1}\))
\(e_{ij}\) Percentage effectiveness against infection of i doses of vaccine j
\(V_{ij}\) Daily number of individuals who have received dose i of vaccine j
N Number of individuals in the population
\(\mu _i\) Factor reducing infectiveness due to i doses