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Global Stability of Multigroup SIRS Epidemic Model with Varying Population Sizes and Stochastic Perturbation around Equilibrium

Xiaoming Fan

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We discuss multigroup SIRS (susceptible, infectious, and recovered) epidemic models with random perturbations. We carry out a detailed analysis on the asymptotic behavior of the stochastic model; when reproduction number 0>1, we deduce the globally asymptotic stability of the endemic equilibrium by measuring the difference between the solution and the endemic equilibrium of the deterministic model in time average. Numerical methods are employed to illustrate the dynamic behavior of the model and simulate the system of equations developed. The effect of the rate of immunity loss on susceptible and recovered individuals is also analyzed in the deterministic model.

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Abstr. Appl. Anal., Volume 2014, Special Issue (2013), Article ID 154725, 14 pages.

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Fan, Xiaoming. Global Stability of Multigroup SIRS Epidemic Model with Varying Population Sizes and Stochastic Perturbation around Equilibrium. Abstr. Appl. Anal. 2014, Special Issue (2013), Article ID 154725, 14 pages. doi:10.1155/2014/154725. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.aaa/1412277375

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