The asymptotic final size distribution of a multitype Reed-Frost process, a chain-binomial model for the spread of infection in a finite, closed multitype population, is derived in the case of reducible contact pattern between types. The results are obtained using techniques developed for the irreducible case.
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Scalia-Tomba, G. The asymptotic final size distribution of reducible multitype Reed-Frost processes. J. Math. Biology 23, 381–392 (1986). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00275255
- Chain-binomial process
- Final epidemic size
- Asymptotic distribution
- Multitype epidemic model
- Reducible contact structure