Which disease devastated the native Amerindian population during the conquest of the Aztecs and the Incas by the Spaniards?

cholera
smallpox
plague
typhus
Cuitláhuac, the 10th tlatoani (ruler) of the Aztec city of Tenochti­t­lan, died of smallpox in 1520, shortly after its in­tro­duc­tion to the Amer­i­c­as, and the Incan emperor Huayna Capac died of it in 1527. Some es­ti­mates indicate case fatality rates of 80–90% in Native American pop­u­la­tions during smallpox epi­demic­s.

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cholera
smallpox
plague
typhus
answers
flagthe United States
11%
66%
13%
7%
444
flagItaly
14%
60%
19%
4%
41
flagUkraine
4%
60%
13%
21%
23
flagAustralia
18%
59%
18%
0%
22
flagBelgium
7%
57%
21%
14%
14
flagRepublic of Ireland
5%
56%
23%
15%
39
flagCanada
10%
54%
22%
11%
59
flagthe United Kingdom
12%
53%
19%
13%
379
flagCzech Republic
6%
53%
20%
20%
15
flagGermany
8%
51%
21%
18%
174
flagSpain
3%
50%
11%
34%
26
flagAustria
7%
50%
35%
7%
14
flagFrance
10%
48%
24%
17%
29
flagPoland
12%
47%
22%
16%
12247
flagSweden
9%
42%
23%
23%
21
flagNorway
15%
38%
26%
19%
26
flagLithuania
15%
38%
46%
0%
13
flagthe Netherlands
24%
37%
29%
8%
37
flagIndia
16%
29%
40%
11%
107
flagUU
21%
15%
36%
27%
33

Gender

men54%
women42%
cholera
12%
13%
smallpox
54%
42%
plague
17%
24%
typhus
15%
18%

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