The CDC has announced that, as of  November 1, 2011, a total of 139 persons have been infected with one of the four outbreak-associated strains of Listeria monocytogenes.  Twenty-nine deaths and one miscarriage have been reported from 28 states. Because of the latency period of up to 70 days, more illnesses and deaths are possible.

The Listeriosis outbreak may be followed in detail at the CDC website:

The Epi-Curve (as of Nov. 1, 2011) is posted below: