Europeans brought many diseases to the Americas. Which disease was carried back?

Tuberculosis
Smallpox
Typhus
Syphilis
Syphilis was present in the Americas before European contact. It was carried from the Americas to Europe by the re­turn­ing crewmen from Christo­pher Colum­bus's voyage. The first outbreak of syphilis in Europe occurred in 1494 in Naples, Italy, during a French in­va­sion.

Answers distribution

Tuberculosis
Smallpox
Typhus
Syphilis
answers
flagthe United Arab Emirates
3%
16%
6%
73%
30
flagRussia
0%
21%
4%
73%
23
flagSwitzerland
0%
14%
11%
70%
27
flagthe Netherlands
8%
13%
10%
67%
73
flagItaly
0%
26%
13%
60%
46
flagthe United Kingdom
6%
17%
19%
55%
498
flagUkraine
13%
18%
6%
55%
43
flagCanada
1%
31%
11%
54%
51
flagRepublic of Ireland
7%
18%
21%
53%
66
flagthe United States
6%
28%
11%
52%
488
flagSweden
13%
23%
10%
52%
38
flagGermany
4%
22%
21%
51%
256
flagthe Philippines
7%
33%
11%
48%
27
flagPoland
7%
20%
25%
46%
16925
flagNorway
16%
13%
23%
46%
30
flagSpain
0%
33%
20%
45%
24
flagIndia
4%
37%
12%
44%
166
flagFrance
13%
32%
13%
39%
43
flagAustralia
6%
45%
3%
38%
31
flagUnknown
13%
25%
35%
25%
886

Gender

men42%
women46%
Tuberculosis
8%
7%
Smallpox
21%
20%
Typhus
26%
26%
Syphilis
42%
46%

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