Author: RORY SMITH, CNN

England sees first case of MERS in 5 years

A case of Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, has been detected in a patient in England, the country's first case since 2013, according to Public Health England.

Measles cases reach record high in Europe

Cases of measles have reached a record high in Europe this year, with more cases recorded in the first six months of 2018 than any other 12-month period this decade, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

The world's first ski descent of K2

High-altitude adventurer Andrzej Bargiel has become the first person to ski down from the summit of K2, descending from the world's second-highest mountain on Sunday.