This term can also refer to the after-effects of weapon use, such as Nuclear Fallout, which has highest lethality nearest the deployment site, and in proportion to the subject's size and nature; e.g. a child or small animal.
Lethality is also a term used by microbiologists and food scientists as a measure of the ability of a process to destroy bacteria. Lethality may be determined by enumeration of survivors after incremental exposures.
New H1N1 Genomic Data Shows Decrease in Replikin Count* of Lethality Gene; Replikin Count of Infectivity Gene Remains High.
Oct 17, 2009; The latest H1N1 genomic data shows a 50% drop in the Replikin CountTM of the virus's replikins lethality gene since its...