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In this dissertation the potential impact of some social, cultural and economic factors on

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) dynamics and control are studied. In Chapter two, the inability

to detect and isolate

In this dissertation the potential impact of some social, cultural and economic factors on

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) dynamics and control are studied. In Chapter two, the inability

to detect and isolate a large fraction of EVD-infected individuals before symptoms onset is

addressed. A mathematical model, calibrated with data from the 2014 West African outbreak,

is used to show the dynamics of EVD control under various quarantine and isolation

effectiveness regimes. It is shown that in order to make a difference it must reach a high

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    • Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2018
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    • Includes bibliographical references (pages 85-90)
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    • Field of study: Applied mathematics

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