Infectious Disease Expert Calls Criticism of Ebola Czar 'Misplaced'

October 19, 2014 8:16 PM

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Infectious Disease Expert Calls Criticism of Ebola Czar 'Misplaced'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, today defended President Obama's choice of Ron Klain to be the administration's Ebola "czar" despite his lack of medical background, calling him an "excellent manager."

"I think that's a misplaced criticism," Fauci told "This Week" anchor George Stephanopoulos. "What we're talking about now is an Ebola response coordinator, somebody who has extraordinary, as he does, managerial experience ... leadership experience, which he has plenty of.

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