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A mathematical model studying mosquito-stage transmission-blocking vaccines

1. Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Mankaot, MN, 56001
2. Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA, 31698

A compartmental deterministic model is proposed to evaluatethe effectiveness of transmission-blocking vaccines of malaria, which targets at the parasite stage in the mosquito.The model is rigorously analyzed and numerical simulations are performed.The results and implications are discussed.
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Keywords stability; transition-blocking vaccine; basic reproduction number; Malaria; backward bifurcation.

Citation: Ruijun Zhao, Jemal Mohammed-Awel. A mathematical model studying mosquito-stage transmission-blocking vaccines. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 2014, 11(5): 1229-1245. doi: 10.3934/mbe.2014.11.1229

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