Erfurt (dpa/th) - The corona pandemic has meanwhile tied up considerable resources in the department of Thuringia's Minister of Health Heike Werner (left). In some cases, almost half of the employees in your company were in some way involved in crisis management, Werner told the German Press Agency. "Some things that we might otherwise have done in five years, we now have to do in two and a half years."
Werner leads one of the largest ministries in Thuringia. As minister, she is not only responsible for health, but also for work, social affairs, family and women. The range of topics extends from combating long-term unemployment to equality, family support, care prevention and infection control to animal welfare, inclusion and vocational training.