Information contained on this page is provided by NewsUSA, an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith.(NewsUSA/National Pest Managemnt Association ) - This past summer, many Americans learned about the existence of hantavirus and that the bubonic plague is again present (albeit rare) in the U.S. as cases resulting from these diseases made national news. These shocking and tragic cases were linked to nuisance wildlife, and serve as harsh reminders that many pests are vectors of disease. Because of the health dangers these pests pose, it is important to keep them out of our homes, out of our yards and out of our lives.