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2020 FDA drug approvals

The FDA approved 53 novel drugs in 2020, the second highest count in over 20 years.

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Nature Reviews Drug Discovery 20, 85-90 (2021)

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  • Update 18 January 2021: Information on the financial performance of the new drugs approved and the characteristics of the reviews by the FDA has been added to the article, with an additional column in Table 1 and Figure 4.

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