Meet the Man Keeping U.S. Safe From Ebola

Tom Frieden started his career as a public-health detective, fighting outbreaks of tuberculosis in New York and India while working for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Epidemic Intelligence Service. Those foot-soldier days are long gone, but that experience has come in handy as he leads America's response to an Ebola crisis in West Africa. Frieden, now the CDC's director, is the face of the American public health system, trying to calm nerves over two infected Americans receiving treatment in Atlanta while mustering his agency's troops to the heart of the deadly virus. Click through for a profile of Tom Frieden.

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