Mathematics Model of Malaria Life Cycle

Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2019     |     PP. 37-49      |     PDF (1779 K)    |     Pub. Date: May 27, 2019
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Shinemin Lin, Professor of Mathematics, Savannah State University, Savannah GA USA
Lewis Hall, Graduate Student, Savannah State University, Savannah GA USA

On April 12, 2018 Dr. Ana-Maria Croica gave a presentation as NSF-Target Infusion Program Seminar Series. Her topic is “An Optimal Control Model to Reduce and Eradicate Anthrax Disease in Herbivorous Animals. This research is based on Saad-Roy’s Mathematical Model of Anthrax Transmission in Animal Population. I was impressed by her mathematical model. Therefore, I would like to apply her process to construct a mathematical model for the Malaria lifecycle. Malaria lifecycle includes two major parts: Human host and Infected Mosquitos. At this research we first created two sub-models: Human Host Sub-Model and Mosquitos Sub-model. The combined these two sub-models into one Malaria Lifecycle model. We also considered the seasonal effect on mosquito’s birth and the effects by immunization and quarantine human host of malaria.

Life Cycle, Malaria, SIR model, Vensim

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Shinemin Lin, Lewis Hall, Mathematics Model of Malaria Life Cycle , SCIREA Journal of Mathematics. Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2019 | PP. 37-49.


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