According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the mass displacement of people "on the run" in the DRC has also hindered efforts to tackle the year-old Ebola virus outbreak, which has affected parts of the DRC's eastern Ituri and North Kivu province.
There have been more than 2,600 confirmed cases, including more than 1,800 deaths in DRC since 2018, according to a joint statement by the heads of agencies on the Ebola outbreak in DRC earlier this month. All responses will be confidential.
The outbreak, which started on August 1 a year ago, is the second largest in history.
As Rwanda fights on to ensure zero Ebola cases, all Rwandans have been requested to avoid unnecessary travels to high risk areas, to continue good hygiene practices of hand-washing and to report on sight Ebola symptoms to the nearest healthcare providers.
It stated that the team were ready to provide treatment for the boy, identify all contacts and start providing vaccination for community members.
South Kivu Governor Theo Ngwabidje told reporters: "Teams from the national anti-Ebola coordination campaign arrived yesterday to provide support".
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"This highlights a disturbing trend of cases originating from current hotspots which then leave the area and, despite the control measures in place along the corridor, are not detected", said Whitney Elmer, country director for charity Mercy Corps.
But it's the first Congo outbreak where vaccines have been rolled out on a large-scale.
Health workers wearing protective gear check on a patient isolated in a plastic cube at an Ebola treatment center in Beni, Congo.
Ebola causes vomiting, bleeding and diarrhea and spreads via contact with bodily fluids of the infected.
The rVSV-ZEBOV vaccine has already been administered to some 170,000 people, especially frontline workers, in DR Congo.
Should there be a major increase in the number of cases, or a spread to new locations or even an unrelated Ebola outbreak elsewhere, there may not be enough vaccine left to stop it spreading further.