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Chlorine kills almost all types of bacteria and viruses, when given a time of hour or two. It find it difficult to kill the ova and cysts. But you can filter the water to remove the ova and cysts.

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Chlorine is almost 100 % effective in preventing the water borne diseases. Chlorine does not kill the ova and cysts of amoeba and worms. So you need filter the water. You can make water filter by using sand and gravel and water tank. Then you can easily make the water germ free by using chlorine. Alternately you can use the chlorine drops to to purify water in your house. This way the water borne diseases can be prevented by chlorine.

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