In “Pandemic, Inc.: Chasing the Capitalists and Thieves Who Got Rich While We Got Sick,” ProPublica investigative reporter J. David McSwane tracks pandemic, federal relief funds and finds many contracts to acquire critical supplies were wrapped up in unprecedented fraud schemes that left the U.S. government with defective and unusable equipment. He says many contractors were “trying to take advantage of our national emergency” and calls the book “a blueprint of what not to do” during the next pandemic.
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