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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 581274, 10 pages
Dynamics of an Infectious Disease Where Media Coverage Influences Transmission
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
Received 24 November 2011; Accepted 11 December 2011
Academic Editors: C. B. Beggs, M. Jose, and Y. Xiao
Copyright © 2012 Jean M. Tchuenche and Chris T. Bauch. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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