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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
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flagthe United States
11%
65%
13%
7%
458
flagBelgium
6%
62%
18%
12%
16
flagUkraine
4%
60%
13%
21%
23
flagItaly
13%
58%
23%
4%
43
flagAustralia
20%
58%
16%
0%
24
flagRepublic of Ireland
5%
57%
22%
15%
40
flagthe United Kingdom
12%
54%
18%
13%
410
flagCzech Republic
6%
53%
20%
20%
15
flagGermany
8%
52%
20%
18%
186
flagCanada
11%
52%
21%
13%
61
flagFrance
7%
50%
22%
20%
40
flagSpain
3%
50%
11%
34%
26
flagPoland
12%
47%
22%
16%
12699
flagAustria
6%
46%
33%
13%
15
flagSweden
9%
40%
27%
22%
22
flagNorway
15%
38%
26%
19%
26
flagLithuania
15%
38%
46%
0%
13
flagthe Netherlands
24%
37%
29%
8%
37
flagIndia
17%
30%
38%
11%
111
flagUnknown
19%
23%
30%
26%
52

Gender

men53%
women42%
cholera
12%
13%
smallpox
53%
42%
plague
17%
24%
typhus
16%
18%

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Author: Vinit Bhargav
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