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%
11%
5%
83%
18
flagthe United Arab Emirates
6%
18%
6%
68%
16
flagItaly
0%
26%
13%
60%
38
flagCzech Republic
10%
20%
10%
60%
20
flagthe Netherlands
8%
19%
13%
58%
36
flagUkraine
12%
20%
8%
54%
24
flagthe United States
6%
27%
11%
53%
439
flagCanada
2%
31%
12%
53%
47
flagSweden
10%
31%
5%
52%
19
flagthe United Kingdom
6%
20%
20%
51%
372
flagRepublic of Ireland
8%
18%
22%
50%
48
flagthe Philippines
10%
30%
10%
50%
20
flagPoland
6%
21%
24%
47%
11441
flagGermany
4%
25%
22%
46%
181
flagIndia
4%
37%
11%
45%
132
flagNorway
14%
14%
25%
44%
27
flagSpain
0%
38%
16%
44%
18
flagFrance
12%
33%
10%
43%
39
flagUnknown
12%
16%
31%
39%
98
flagAustralia
7%
46%
3%
34%
26

Gender

men51%
women45%
Tuberculosis
6%
7%
Smallpox
20%
21%
Typhus
21%
24%
Syphilis
51%
45%

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