One of the women affected by Ireland's cervical cancer scandal has reached an $8.76 million settlement with the Irish health service and US-based Quest Diagnostics, the Guardian reports. Emma Mhic Mhathúna, who is now terminally ill, was told in 2013 that her smear test was clear, it adds, when it was not.

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