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NAMIBIA WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION STATUS: SAFE (NO EBOLA RISK)
WHOThe World Health Organization is constantly monitoring safety status of every Country in the World. According to the most recent risk assessment, Namibia is a safe, malaria-free, ebola-free, destination that can be enjoyed by tourists without special concerns.

QUOTING REPORTS REGARDING EBOLA:
WHO does not advise special screening at points of entry with regard to this event nor does it currently recommend any travel or trade restrictions...
Far away countries and overseas countries are considered as at low level risk. Namibia is as far away as Europe or Usa, "U.S. CDC currently does not recommend that travelers avoid visiting other African countries".

Even in countries affected by Ebola, risk for tourist is low: "The risk of a tourist or business person becoming infected with Ebola virus during a visit to the affected areas and developing disease after returning is extremely low as transmission requires direct contact with blood, secretions, organs, or other body fluids of infected (and symptomatic) living or dead persons or animals"

Resounding pieces of news and alarming stories are Media business, but they can hurt tourism, read:

the-economist-logoECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF EBOLA

The ignorance epidemic

The virus is claiming new victims—African tourism and football
Nov 15th 2014 | NAIROBI | From the print edition

 
The epidemic is taking place far from the big safari destinations in eastern and southern Africa—as far or farther than the homes of many European tourists.
Moreover Ebola is hardly the biggest killer disease in Africa (AIDS and malaria are bigger). Yet, in the mind of many visitors, all of Africa is a single country.
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