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Threshold dynamics of a periodic SIR model with delay in an infected compartment

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  • Threshold dynamics of epidemic models in periodic environments attract more attention. But there are few papers which are concerned with the case where the infected compartments satisfy a delay differential equation. For this reason, we investigate the dynamical behavior of a periodic SIR model with delay in an infected compartment. We first introduce the basic reproduction number $\mathcal {R}_0$ for the model, and then show that it can act as a threshold parameter that determines the uniform persistence or extinction of the disease. Numerical simulations are performed to confirm the analytical results and illustrate the dependence of $\mathcal {R}_0$ on the seasonality and the latent period.
    Mathematics Subject Classification: Primary: 34K13, 92D30; Secondary: 37N25.


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