At least 17 people have been killed, and a further 37 injured, following a large pile-up crash on a motorway in China.
World Health Organisation
At least 21 people have been killed, following an outbreak of yellow fever, in DR Congo.
At least 15 people have been killed, most of the them police officers, outside a polio eradication centre, in Quetta.
Gunmen have shot and killed a female anti-polio volunteer, and seriously wounded her granddaughter, in Afghanistan.
A 15-year-old boy has died of Ebola, in Liberia, the first death from the virus in months, since the country became declared free of the disease in early September.
At least 428 people have died, and more than 30,000 have been infected, following a measles outbreak, in southeast DR Congo.
At least 13 people have been killed, following a road accident, between a car and a light vehicle, in southern Turkey.
At least 38 young women have been killed, and a further 20 are seriously injured, following a road accident, on their way to an annual ceremony, in Swaziland.
At least 315 people have died, and 20,000 are infected, following a measles outbreak in the southern Katanga province, in DR Congo.
Just two new Ebola cases have been reported in the past week, one in Guinea and Sierra Leone respectively, with signs of an end to the outbreak looking within reach.