A new, incurable disease has changed the world, forcing us into physical and social isolation. Every nation is dealing with the crisis in its own way, but everywhere the human problem remains the same.
So how can we learn from the history of medicine, when all hope seems lost? Can our mental health make us more (or less) immune to Covid-19 and other life-threatening illness?
Richard Kilgarriff talks to psychiatrist Dr Jeff Rediger and looks at the past, present and future through the lens of his book Cured: The Remarkable Science and Stories of Spontaneous Healing and Recovery, revealing OMI that will change the way you think about your mind and body.