This 4 April 2020 by economist Richard Wolff from the USA says about itself:
Wolff Responds: Lessons Learned from Corona Pandemic
Professor Wolff addresses the current pandemic caused by the capitalist system’s gross inefficiencies. Capitalism in the US failed spectacularly to plan and prepare for the outbreak. A system that focuses on profits over people doesn’t find it profitable to produce and stockpile test kits, ventilators, hospital beds, gowns, and masks making a dangerously contagious virus even tougher to fight.