Journal of the Korean Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
( Vol.21 NO.3 / 2017 )
Title
Optimal control analysis for the MERS-CoV outbreak: South Korea perspectives(ENG)
Author
DongHo Lee ,M. A. Masud ,Byul Nim Kim ,Chunyoung Oh 
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143-154 Page
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This paper presents the mathematical model for the MERS-CoV outbreak in South Korea, and the optimal control for
two intervention strategies (contact, hospitalization) is implemented. After the MERS-CoV outbreak, hospitalizing
infected individuals did not help to prevent the spread of infection. However, the intervention to control contact
was effective. It was effective the intervention to controlling both of contact and hospitalization of infection
population.
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