There is little documentation on diesease coming FROM the colonies to Europe. For many the trip to the colonies was one way.
The Native Americans were exposed to diseases such as syphilis, small pox, yellow pox, etc.
Smallpox was the worst.
smallpox & influenza
European disease had a devastating effect on the indigenous population of Native Americans. Smallpox, ravaged whole communities and is thought to have been a much more direct cause of the precipitous decline Indian population.
europeans took advantage of native american societies weakend by disease
The scope and significance of communicable diseases is that they are all illnesses that are caused by some kind of infectious agent. Communicable diseases are also called infectious diseases (or transmissible diseases).
Because non-communicable diseases are not passed from one person to another - communicable diseases are.
African communities were not devastated by European diseases as American communities were.
Indigenous populations in the Americas had been devastated by European diseases.
Internecine warfare preceded the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors in 1632, and the epidemics of European diseases began to affect the defeated empire in 1632 and 1633.
yes, the diseases were transferred via trading. The diseases drastically decreased the population.
European diseases killed so many Native Americans because the natives had no natural immunity. It is surmised that hundreds of thousands died.
Disease. By the time the first colonists arrived, early visits by fishermen and explorers had exposed the natives to European diseases which devastated the populations along the East coast of North America.
diseases carried over by the europeans
Different epidemics tended to take their toll on Native American populations who had no natural immunity to European-intorduced diseases of which, there were many. Some of the bigger ones included, measles, mumps, and smallpox. Common colds and flus like influenza did damage as well.
If by people in America you mean "Native Americans", they had not developed the immunities to European diseases, over the centuries that Europeans had developed. Diseases such as measles, diphtheria, even chicken pox, not to mention smallpox were devastating to the American Indian. It is probable that more Native Americans died of European diseases than died in the many battles with the white man.