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%
9%
4%
85%
21
flagthe United Arab Emirates
4%
16%
8%
70%
24
flagthe Netherlands
9%
15%
15%
60%
53
flagItaly
0%
25%
13%
60%
43
flagCzech Republic
10%
20%
10%
60%
20
flagUkraine
15%
17%
7%
55%
40
flagthe United Kingdom
5%
18%
20%
54%
469
flagCanada
2%
32%
12%
54%
50
flagthe United States
6%
28%
11%
52%
480
flagRepublic of Ireland
6%
18%
23%
51%
60
flagSweden
12%
28%
9%
50%
32
flagPoland
7%
20%
25%
46%
16121
flagGermany
4%
25%
23%
46%
226
flagNorway
16%
13%
23%
46%
30
flagIndia
4%
36%
12%
45%
147
flagthe Philippines
8%
33%
12%
45%
24
flagSpain
0%
36%
18%
45%
22
flagFrance
14%
33%
11%
40%
42
flagAustralia
6%
43%
3%
40%
30
flagUnknown
13%
25%
35%
25%
847

Gender

men42%
women45%
Tuberculosis
8%
7%
Smallpox
21%
20%
Typhus
26%
26%
Syphilis
42%
45%

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