What needs to be done in such a crisis is not to attempt to steer the market to ensure it provides what is needed, but to let it free to do what it always does: match the goals of entrepreneurial producers with the needs of the populace.
Sinister forces in American political life are using the coronavirus crisis to incite war with China and to stir up bad feelings toward the Chinese people. But war with China should be the last thing people want.
Medicare for All advocates claim they are increasing access to medical services. But the plan mostly just increases demand without increasing supply. The "solution" comes later with price caps, tax hikes, and shortages.