Within the United States, the nation's capital - Washington, D.C. - had the highest rate of HIV infection in 2011, according to the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Other metropolitan areas like Los Angeles, New York, ... More »

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La Paz, Bolivia is the highest capital city in the world. The city sits in a basin surrounded by mountains. As the city grew, it expanded uphill. As a result, the city's elevation varies between 10,500 and 13,500 feet ab... More »

In the United States, New York City has the highest urban homeless population. According to the 2014 State of the Homeless report by Coalition for the Homeless, 53,615 people reported homelessness in January of 2014. More »

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There is no currently known cure for HIV infection or AIDS, according to AVERT. Antiretroviral drugs can suppress HIV symptoms; however, they do not clear the infection completely. More »

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Within two to four weeks of HIV infection, many people experience flu-like symptoms, such as fever, swollen glands, sore throat, fatigue, rash and headache. Fever is the most common symptom, according to AIDS.gov. Some p... More »

According to the United States Department of Veteran Affairs, a negative HIV test means that no signs of HIV infection were detected. However, the implications of a negative HIV test depend on the sensitivity of the test... More »

It is rare for a person to contract an HIV infection through deep kissing. As of 2015, only one case of HIV transmission through deep kissing has been reported, according to the New York State Department of Health. More »

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