From: A mathematical model for Zika virus transmission dynamics with a time-dependent mosquito biting rate

Parameter | Definition | Value | Reference |
---|---|---|---|

σ
_{
h}
| Maximum number of bites a human can sustain | 19 bites/day | [24] |

σ
_{
v}
| Mosquito biting rate | See estimation in result section | |

β
_{
hv}
| Probability of pathogen transmission from an infectious mosquito to a susceptible human | 0.7 | [29] |

β
_{
vh}
| Probability of pathogen transmission from an infectious human to a susceptible mosquito | 0.7 | [29] |

υ
_{
h}
| Human progression rate from exposed state to infectious state | 1/5.5 per day | [29] |

υ
_{
v}
| Mosquito progression rate from exposed state to infectious state | 1/8.2 per day | [29] |

γ
_{
h}
| Human recovery rate | 1/6 per day | [29] |

h
_{
v}
| Mosquito birth rate | 1/14 per day | [24] |

μ
_{
v}
| Mosquito natural death rate | 1/14 per day | [24] |

N
_{
h}
| Human population size in Bahia, Brazil | 15,276,566 | [29] |

N
_{
v}
| Mosquito population size | 10–250 million | Assumed |