Identification

Name

Influenza Facemask Model, LANL

Contact people
(1) Sara Del Valle, sdelvall@lanl.gov
Created

2013-10-22 20:41:10+00:00

Modified

2015-11-23 18:07:29.295374+00:00

Overview

Types
(1) Disease Dynamics
Overview

A deterministic, compartmental mathematical model developed to evaluate the effectiveness of face mask use on the spread and transmission of pandemic H1N1 influenza

Question

What is the effectiveness / impact of using facemasks in reducing the spread of H1N1 influenza during a pandemic.

Purpose

Forecasting

Scope

Specific disease application

Goals
(1) Consequence management
(2) Early detection
(3) Situational awareness
Based on
Products
(1) Control effort effectiveness
(2) Disease incidence
(3) Occurrence map
(4) Spatio-temporal risk map
Documents
(1) Document Tracht SM, Del Valle SY, Hyman JM: Mathematical modelining of the effectiveness of facemasks in … (2010)
Notes current study
(2) Document Del Valle S, Hethcote H, Hyman JM, Castillo-Chavez C: Effects of behavioral changes in a smallpo… (2005)
Notes approach followed for current study

Application

Diseases
(1) Influenza

Utility and readiness

Readiness

Study

Organizations
(1) Organization Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Role Developer

Availability

Input

Input datasets
(1) Name
Category Official Reports
Subject Disease: Epidemiological
URL
Notes
(2) Name Information regarding the effectiveness of different kinds of masks, depends on the type of mask, the quality of the mask, and proper usage of the mask
Category Official Reports
Subject Control Efforts: Face Masks
URL
Notes