Journal of Statistical Physics

, Volume 128, Issue 3, pp 771–779 | Cite as

A Spatial Stochastic Model for Virus Dynamics

  • Rinaldo B. Schinazi


We introduce a spatial stochastic model for virus dynamics. We show that if the death rate of infected cells increases too fast with the virus load the virus dies out. This is in sharp contrast with what happens in the (non-spatial deterministic) basic model for virus dynamics.


virus dynamics mathematical model branching random walks contact process spatial stochastic model 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of ColoradoColorado SpringsUSA

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