This article was originally published by our Brazilian comrades on 29 May. The situation has developed subsequently, and we will release updates in due course.
The following article was written by a doctor, who works in the city of São Paulo. COVID-19 precipitated and exacerbated the conditions of an ongoing social and economic crisis in Brazil, and internationally. The bourgeoisie is confused and divided in the face of a problem that it cannot bear, but it also cannot solve.