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Ebola Coordinator Klain Urges Congress To Approve Emergency Funding; Will Leave Position By March 1

The Hill: Ebola czar hoping for ‘large chunk’ of White House funding request
“The White House Ebola czar said Friday that he is hopeful that Congress will pass a ‘large chunk’ of its $6.2 billion emergency funding request, calling the current international funding levels inadequate…” (Ferris, 12/5).

Los Angeles Times: Ebola ‘czar’ urges Congress to authorize emergency funding
“…Klain said that though U.S. efforts have had an effect in fighting the outbreak, dedicated funds need to be set aside for recurrences, even as public attention in this country has drifted from the threat…” (Hansen, 12/5).

Fortune: So long, Ebola Czar. Ron Klain is heading back to the private sector.
“…Klain has committed to former AOL chief Steve Case that by March 1, he’ll be back on the job as president of Case Holdings and general counsel for Case’s venture firm Revolution LLC, Case tells Fortune. An administration official confirmed the plan…” (Newmyer, 12/6).

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