In 1492, syphilis sailed the ocean blue.

In 1492, syphilis sailed the ocean blue.

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue but is that the whole story?

Here, I will talk about the microbes that also shared the famous journey you have probably never heard about. Not only did these microbes play a role in the events that transpired in the New World, returning microbes changed Europe forever evolving into one of the first global diseases, syphilis.

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