Macron was articulating the principle that has governed the response of every country in Europe and North America to the pandemic. Instead of implementing the public health measures necessary to eradicate COVID-19, capitalist governments decided at the outset to make the population “live with the virus,” because taking the measures needed to stop it would impinge on the profits of major corporations.

Source: An emergency program to stop the global new wave of COVID-19! – World Socialist Web Site

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