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U.S. Ebola czar seeks to reverse government mistakes, step up response
U.S. Ebola czar seeks to reverse government mistakes, step up response

U.S. Ebola czar Ron Klain faces a hefty to-do list when he begins his new role: soothe Americans' jitters about the virus, fix federal coordination with states, and restore a sense of control over the crisis that the White House had lost. Klain, a former senior aide in two Democratic administrations who is known for his keen political antenna, also must smooth over tensions with lawmakers who are angry about the government's missteps and mixed messages. Klain has been dismissed as a political operative by Republicans because he lacks a medical background. But administration officials and his associates describe him as a problem solver who understands the levers of...

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