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
flagSwitzerland
0%
10%
10%
75%
37
flagthe United Arab Emirates
2%
14%
8%
74%
35
flagRussia
0%
24%
4%
72%
25
flagthe Netherlands
7%
12%
10%
68%
77
flagSweden
10%
19%
8%
61%
47
flagItaly
0%
25%
12%
61%
47
flagAustria
6%
13%
20%
58%
29
flagthe United Kingdom
6%
17%
18%
56%
536
flagCanada
1%
30%
11%
56%
53
flagUkraine
15%
19%
6%
54%
46
flagGermany
4%
20%
20%
53%
278
flagRepublic of Ireland
6%
15%
24%
53%
77
flagthe United States
7%
28%
11%
51%
516
flagthe Philippines
7%
32%
10%
50%
28
flagPoland
7%
19%
24%
47%
18096
flagNorway
16%
13%
23%
46%
30
flagIndia
5%
36%
12%
44%
170
flagFrance
13%
32%
13%
39%
43
flagAustralia
6%
45%
3%
38%
31
flagUnknown
13%
25%
35%
25%
922

Gender

men43%
women46%
Tuberculosis
8%
7%
Smallpox
21%
20%
Typhus
26%
25%
Syphilis
43%
46%

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