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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Although it only accounts for 5 percent of the world's population, the Southern Africa sub-region has the highest rates of HIV, according to Unicef. As of 2009, 7.3 percent of people in South Africa had HIV, with 48 perc... More »

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According to Neighborhoodscout.com, an online crime statistics resource, East Saint Louis, IL is the most dangerous city in the United States thanks to its high rates of violent crimes and property theft. However, the FB... More »

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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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 »

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 »

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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