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%
14%
9%
71%
21
flagItaly
0%
26%
12%
60%
41
flagCzech Republic
10%
20%
10%
60%
20
flagthe Netherlands
6%
17%
17%
57%
45
flagUkraine
12%
21%
6%
56%
32
flagthe United Kingdom
6%
18%
20%
54%
421
flagSweden
8%
33%
4%
54%
24
flagCanada
2%
31%
12%
53%
47
flagthe United States
6%
28%
11%
52%
462
flagRepublic of Ireland
7%
17%
23%
51%
56
flagPoland
7%
20%
24%
47%
13031
flagGermany
4%
25%
22%
47%
193
flagthe Philippines
9%
33%
9%
47%
21
flagNorway
14%
14%
25%
46%
28
flagIndia
4%
36%
12%
44%
141
flagSpain
0%
38%
16%
44%
18
flagFrance
14%
31%
12%
41%
41
flagAustralia
7%
46%
3%
35%
28
flagUnknown
14%
22%
36%
26%
351

Gender

men46%
women45%
Tuberculosis
7%
7%
Smallpox
20%
21%
Typhus
24%
25%
Syphilis
46%
45%

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