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Origin of Syphilis

IT WAS called the “French disease” by the Italians and the “Italian disease” by the French. In the Netherlands it was assumed to be Spanish; in Russia, Polish. The Turks thought it was a Christian affliction. The Tahitians thought it came from Britain. What exactly is it?

Here is a nice article from economist explaining how this New world Bacteria went global.

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