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How long does water have to boil before it becomes safe?
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Dr. Francis Kempf
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: It depends
It depends on what is wrong with the water. If you are worried about a minor contamination, bringing the water to a boil and holding it at a boil for 5 minutes should be sufficient.
Certain parasites may take longer to be eradicated.

In brief: It depends
It depends on what is wrong with the water. If you are worried about a minor contamination, bringing the water to a boil and holding it at a boil for 5 minutes should be sufficient.
Certain parasites may take longer to be eradicated.
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