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Table 2 Rate constants and epidemiological parameters corresponding to the best-fit models shown in Figure 1 (associated standard deviation or 95% confidence interval is given in brackets).

From: Key transmission parameters of an institutional outbreak during the 1918 influenza pandemic estimated by mathematical modelling

Scenario β(days-1) ν(days-1) γ(days-1) R 0 Latent period T E (days) Infectious period T I (days)
1 5.3 (0.50) 1.5 (0.08) 4.2 (0.33) 1.3 (0.02) 0.67 (0.60, 0.74) 0.24 (0.21, 0.28)
2 6.5 (0.27) 1.2 (0.04) 3.6 (0.11) 1.8 (0.04) 0.83 (0.78, 0.89) 0.28 (0.26, 0.30)
3 10.1 (1.55) 0.8 (0.11) 3.3 (0.36) 3.1 (0.18) 1.25 (0.99, 1.69) 0.30 (0.25, 0.38)