Amber Young, University of Tennessee Knoxville
2023 AWM Research Symposium
Pure and Applied Talks by Mathematicians Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education (EDGE) [Organized by Quiyana M. Murphy and Sofía Martínez Alberga]

La Crosse Virus (LACV) is spread by the bites of infected Aedes mosquitoes with most severe cases occurring in children under 16 years old. Children with LACV may also develop La Crosse Encephalitis. We use a system of ordinary differential equations with temperature and precipitation in some rates to model the transmission of LACV between humans and mosquitoes. We also use human case data from Tennessee and North Carolina.

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