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
flagVietnam
0%
0%
7%
92%
14
flagFinland
0%
12%
6%
81%
16
flagItaly
0%
27%
13%
59%
37
flagthe Netherlands
8%
20%
14%
57%
35
flagAustria
0%
28%
14%
57%
14
flagSweden
10%
31%
5%
52%
19
flagthe United States
6%
28%
11%
51%
424
flagthe United Kingdom
6%
20%
20%
51%
350
flagCanada
2%
33%
13%
51%
45
flagRepublic of Ireland
8%
18%
22%
50%
48
flagUkraine
13%
22%
9%
50%
22
flagthe Philippines
10%
30%
10%
50%
20
flagPoland
7%
21%
24%
46%
10850
flagGermany
4%
26%
22%
46%
179
flagNorway
15%
15%
23%
46%
26
flagIndia
4%
38%
10%
45%
128
flagSpain
0%
38%
16%
44%
18
flagFrance
13%
34%
10%
42%
38
flagUnknown
8%
21%
29%
40%
74
flagAustralia
7%
46%
3%
34%
26

Gender

men50%
women45%
Tuberculosis
6%
7%
Smallpox
20%
21%
Typhus
21%
24%
Syphilis
50%
45%

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