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Effect of information spreading to suppress the disease contagion on the epidemic vaccination game

K.m. Ariful Kabir, Kazuki Kuga, Jun Tanimoto

Publication date: February 2019

Source: Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, Volume 119

Author(s): K.M. Ariful Kabir, Kazuki Kuga, Jun Tanimoto

Abstract

The information awareness about contagious diseases have an influential effect on an individual's decision to suppress the diffusion of infections. In this work, a new mathematical framework for a vaccination game combined with susceptible-infected-recovered (SIR) and unaware-aware (UA) situation is considered. Altering wearing mask or taking protection against diseases, we consider the information spreading effect that might be represented the situation of self-protection. The information spreading is supposed only for local situation for a season, but has a very significant effect to reduce the infection through a generation. Within this concept, unaware and aware states are taken for susceptible, infected and vaccinated individuals for an infinite and well mixed population. Moreover, three different strategy updating rules concerning whether an individual committing or not vaccination: individual based, strategy based and direct selection are studied to show the comparison by depicting as full phase diagram. Finally, it can be seen that information spreading can subdue the spreading of epidemic within a population.

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