Russian authorities will have an intercom conference on Monday to discuss the prevention of swine flu cases in the country, the Federal Consumer Rights and Human Well Being Service said on Sunday.

As of 3:00 p.m. Moscow time on May 3, the number of countries reporting A/H1N1 cases had grown from 15 to 17, the service said with the reference to the World Health Organization (WHO). In all, 787 cases were reported, including 20 lethal.