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    the centre of an untraced outbreak

    This must not be taken, however, to mean that Midwich is altogether without history. It has had its moments. In 1931 it was the centre of an untraced outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease.
    (The Midwich Cuckoos; J. Wyndham)

    Have I understood it correctly that it wasn't known where the disease had started, but Midwich was probably the most affected, hence its being the centre of that disease?

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    Re: the centre of an untraced outbreak

    Yes! Spot on.

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    Re: the centre of an untraced outbreak

    They didn't trace the outbreak back to the source.

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