Eat and Drink Safely in Namibia

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Eat and Drink Safely in Namibia

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  1. Unclean food and water can cause travelers’ diarrhea and other diseases. Reduce your risk by sticking to safe food and water habits.

    Eat
    • Food that is cooked and served hot
    • Hard-cooked eggs
    • Fruits and vegetables you have washed in clean water or peeled yourself
    • Pasteurized dairy products
    Don’t Eat
    • Food served at room temperature
    • Food from street vendors
    • Raw or soft-cooked (runny) eggs
    • Raw or undercooked (rare) meat or fish
    • Unwashed or unpeeled raw fruits and vegetables
    • Unpasteurized dairy products
    • ”Bushmeat” (monkeys, bats, or other wild game)
    Drink
    • Bottled water that is sealed
    • Water that has been disinfected
    • Ice made with bottled or disinfected water
    • Carbonated drinks
    • Hot coffee or tea
    • Pasteurized milk
    Don’t Drink
    • Tap or well water
    • Ice made with tap or well water
    • Drinks made with tap or well water (such as reconstituted juice)
    • Unpasteurized milk
    Take Medicine

    Talk with your doctor about taking prescription or over-the-counter drugs with you on your trip in case you get sick.

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