Fitzgerald posted in a tweet Tuesday morning about Moderna's vaccine trials.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — As Moderna is seeking FDA emergency authorization use for its Coronavirus vaccine, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald says that ‘the symptoms aren’t that bad with the vaccine.”

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Fitzgerald posted a tweet Monday morning saying that “Allegheny County is always ready to lead the way.”

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It was announced in early September that Fitzgerald and Allegheny County Health Department director Dr. Debra Bogen were participating in the trial.