It turns out that only 3 Android AntiVirus programs are very effective:
https://www.tomsguide.com/us/android-av-apps-bogus,news-29621.html
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Expert Comment

by:Martin Nguyen
I treat my Android phone like I do any computers I use.

1. Don't click on weird links.
2. Don't download and install programs/apps from developers that seem unsavory without doing research first.

I haven't had too many (noticeable) issues yet.

Luckily out of this list of Google Play apps that have infected people with malware, are the types of things I would steer away from.

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/03/google-play-apps-with-150-million-installs-contains-aggressive-adware/
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