Table 1 Model Parameters

From: Social media effectiveness as a humanitarian response to mitigate influenza epidemic and COVID-19 pandemic

Parameter Value Reference
N 10,010 Assumed
\(S(0)\) 10,000 Assumed
\(I(0)\) 10 Assumed
\({R}_{0}\) 1.28 Biggerstaff et al. (2014)
\(\beta \) \((\gamma +\delta ){R}_{0}\) Carcione et al. (2020)
\(\sigma \) 1/2.5 Godman (2016)
\(\gamma \) 1/6 Godman (2016)
\(\eta \) \(16\%;21\%\) Calculated as in (2)
\(\delta \) 0.001 CDC (n.d.-a)
\(M\left(t\right)\) Daily normalized number of tweets HealthTweets.org