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susceptible

 [sŭ-sep´tĭ-b'l]
readily affected or acted upon; lacking immunity or resistance.

susceptible

adjective 
1. At risk of infection by a pathogen.
2. Able to be killed by a particular drug.

susceptible

liable to attack by another organism (pest or pathogen) or a biocide.

sus·cep·ti·ble

(sŭ-septi-bĕl)
Potential of a person to develop adverse effects from an external agent or influence.
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Also, such dynamics can protect susceptible individuals from infection by avoiding contact with infectious people.
Susceptible individuals who acquire infection enter the infective group, and infective individuals exit this group by death (with rate d) or recovery (with rate r).
The greater the number of individuals who are partially protected, the smaller the pool of susceptible individuals who are at risk of infection.
In this paper, we provide a different approach to the contagious effect of criminal behavior in susceptible individuals. Rather than considering direct contagious effect by the social environment, we consider a contagious effect by criminals already convicted and who control criminal activities from inside prison, a common effect of some countries like Brazil.
where I(t) indicates the number of infective individuals at time t in an infinite population of susceptible individuals. Gielen [14] explicitly derived the probability distribution of the number of infective individuals at any time t, using which he arrives at several interesting results.
Here, the first approach to improving the estimator of the initial number of susceptible individuals was to employ the likelihood function of [5].
It is more reasonable to consider the impulsive vaccination strategy for the susceptible individuals; there are fewer literatures that researched HBV infection with impulsive vaccination already [25, 26].
The human health impacts of poor air quality can lead to asthma and respiratory issues especially in highly susceptible individuals such as children, the elderly or those in minority and/or disadvantaged populations.
five-dose DTaP schedule conducted in the setting of a mature vaccination program and allowing for a comparison of fully vaccinated and unvaccinated children." Together with the findings of previous studies that used different methods to examine this issue, the results "suggest that waning of immunity following DTaP vaccination may have resulted in a much larger pool of susceptible individuals" than previously realized.
While the cause of lupus is poorly understood, some work suggests that the Epstein-Barr virus may trigger the disease in susceptible individuals.
New research suggests extreme physical activity can scar the right ventricle of the heart in susceptible individuals.
New research suggests extreme physical activity can scar the right ventricle of the heart in susceptible individuals. Athletes taking part in high-endurance activities such as marathons, triathlons, or alpine cycling could be at risk without knowing it.