DNA is already known to be an ideal storage medium. Why not use cells to do the hard work?
Evolutionists have made some progress (they think) explaining such things with theories of group selection or kin selection.
Alexander Oparin’s 1924 prediction that origin-of-life research would be solved “very, very soon” hasn’t quite turned out right.
The waves may be huge and the surface roiling, but the deeper waters continue as they always have, essentially undisturbed.
The measures being taken against the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic owe nothing to evolutionary theory.