What the chancellor and the prime ministers can do, we have been able to do for a long time. Whether it's the Corona meeting, the G20 summit or the Gyn-Koe70 meeting: nowadays people confer online. And so this time we came together with the practice team for our regular meeting on Zoom.

Although we missed the Italian antipasti with which we normally start our working meetings - which promotes a good working atmosphere - a Zoom meeting like this is quite practicable.

More work than pleasure, of course, more structured exchange than relaxed chit-chat, but still better than sitting close together and mumbling into the mask. It is a special time.