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
flagFinland
0%
14%
7%
78%
14
flagItaly
0%
28%
15%
56%
32
flagthe Netherlands
6%
24%
13%
55%
29
flagSweden
11%
29%
5%
52%
17
flagthe United States
6%
29%
11%
50%
401
flagCanada
2%
35%
11%
50%
42
flagthe Philippines
11%
27%
11%
50%
18
flagAustria
0%
33%
16%
50%
12
flagthe United Kingdom
6%
21%
22%
48%
304
flagRepublic of Ireland
7%
23%
21%
47%
38
flagIndia
4%
36%
10%
46%
122
flagNorway
15%
15%
23%
46%
26
flagPoland
7%
22%
24%
45%
9759
flagUkraine
15%
25%
10%
45%
20
flagSpain
0%
38%
16%
44%
18
flagGermany
5%
27%
23%
43%
155
flagCzech Republic
15%
30%
15%
38%
13
flagFrance
13%
36%
13%
36%
30
flagUU
8%
20%
38%
32%
34
flagAustralia
8%
48%
4%
32%
25

Gender

men49%
women44%
Tuberculosis
7%
8%
Smallpox
21%
22%
Typhus
21%
25%
Syphilis
49%
44%

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